Cathedral On California Street The Story of St. Mary's Cathedral, San Francisco 1854-1891 and of Old St. Mary's a Paulist Church 1894-1951

By: McSweeney, Thomas Denis

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B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners have some rubbing, bumping and light fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and date on the front endpaper. There are two ink check marks on the title page by the dates. "In 1883, Archbishop Patrick W. Riordan purchased the northwest corner of Van Ness Avenue and O'Farrell Street in Western Addition. Riordan broke ground in December 1885. On May 1, 1887 the archbishop placed the cornerstone. Archbishop Riordan dedicated the edifice to Saint Mary of the Assumption on January 11, 1891. The second cathedral served the Archdiocese of San Francisco for seventy-one years. During the episcopal terms of archbishops Riordan, Edward J. Hanna and John J. Mitty. Papal Secretary of State Eugenio Cardinal Pacelli, (future Pope Pius XII) said Mass at the high altar in October 1936." (from Wikipedia)

Title: Cathedral On California Street The Story of St. Mary's Cathedral, San Francisco 1854-1891 and of Old St. Mary's a Paulist Church 1894-1951

Author Name: McSweeney, Thomas Denis

Categories: Californiana,

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Publisher: Fresno, CA, Academy of California Church History: 1952

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: A39486

Keywords: Californiana Thomas Denis Mcsweeney San Francisco, CA San Francisco History St. Mary's Cathedral, San Francisco Catholic Church Californiana,