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St. Joseph Cathedral - San Diego, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben
N 32° 43.271 W 117° 09.715
11S E 484826 N 3620389
Quick Description: St. Joseph Cathedral is located at 1535 Third Avenue in San Diego, California.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/20/2019 7:07:01 AM
Waymark Code: WM10DTR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
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Long Description:
Church history

The parish was founded in 1874 and the first sanctuary was a frame building at Third and Beech built in 1875 under the leadership of Father Antonio Ubach on land donated by Alonzo Horton. Adjacent to the church was an adobe house where Ubach lived. The church was dedicated the same year by Bishop Francis Mora. In 1894, the parish completed and dedicated a much larger brick church.

St. Joseph became a cathedral in 1936, when the Holy See established the Diocese of San Diego from part of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. The cathedral is built on the site of the earlier churches and was dedicated in 1941. St. Joseph underwent restoration work in 2011 which included repainting and restoring exterior wood and concrete. Earlier work upgraded restrooms and accessibility to the facility while additional work is planned when funding is in place.

The interior of the cathedral is beautiful with its vaulted wooden ceilings, statues and stained glass windows.

St. Joseph's Cathedral offers worship services every day of the week, including a Sunday service in Spanish. A young adult ministry, confessions, and devotions are also available.

The cathedral frequently hosts concerts by the San Diego Chamber Orchestra and other classical groups.

Source: Wikipedia (visit link)
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 1/31/1875

Age of Church building determined by?: Church website

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Catholic

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Sunday

Street address of Church:
1535 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA USA

Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: Not listed

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: Not Listed

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