St. Joseph RC Cathedral
AKA St. Joseph's RC Old Cathedral
50 Franklin St., Buffalo, NY

St. Joseph RC Cathedral - Official Website
Visitor Information: (716) 854-5855

Construction began in 1851, and it served as the "Bishop's Church" until 1912, when St. Joseph New Cathedral was built on Delaware at Utica( NE). In 1977, the New Cathedral was demolished, and this building again became the diocesan cathedral.



History (James Napora)


2005 Photos - Exterior

2005 Photos - Rectory

1971 Photograph (Larry Johnson)


2005 Photos - Sanctuary

2005 Photos - Nave

2005 Photos - Chapel

2009 Photos - Baptism of Mieszko  Slawinski copper etching

Stained glass windows:

2009 Photos - Altar and Rose windows F. Scherer of Munich Studios

2009 Photois - Sanctuary Clearstory Windows  Tyrol Art Glass Studios

2009 Photos  Transepts Windows

2005 Photos - Nave Stained Glass Windows Tyrol Art Glass Studios

2009 Photos - St. Charles / St. Edward Window Hardman Studios

2010 Photos - Two Geometric Windows    Andrle Studios

2010 Photos - Blessed Mother Chapel    Andrle Studios

See also:

Bishop Timon - Table of Contents

St. Joseph's RC "New" Cathedral

Joseph Ellicott Historic Preservation District

Buffalo's Houses of Worship on Buffalo Architecture and History website

Special thanks to Rector Msgr. James F. Campbell for his cooperation in 2005 and in 2009

Photos and their arrangement 2005 Chuck LaChiusa
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