Holy Rosary Catholic Church - Tacoma, WA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty
N 47° 14.007 W 122° 26.397
10T E 542392 N 5231259
Quick Description: The Holy Rosary Catholic Church was established in 1891. This church building was constructed in 1920 for the congregation, and adjacent to it is the Holy Rosary Catholic School.
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 3/30/2008 1:57:30 PM
Waymark Code: WM3FPW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 109

Long Description:
The following church history can be found on the church's Website:
Tacoma was a town of 36,000 people when Holy Rosary Parish was founded. A group of German-speaking Catholics raised the money to purchase the land and build the first wooden church.

At the request of those first pioneers, Bishop Aegidius Junger of Nisqually offered the parish to Abbot Bernard Locnikar, O.S.B. of Saint John's Abbey of Collegeville, Minnesota, who came out personally to inspect the new church.

On July 16, 1891 Fr. William Eversmann, O.S.B. arrived in Tacoma as Holy Rosary's first pastor.

Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of organization: 07/16/1891

Date of building construction: 01/01/1920

Dominant Architectural Style: Gothic

Diocese: Seattle Archdiocese

Address/Location:
424 S. 30th St.
Tacoma, WA USA
98402


Relvant Web Site: [Web Link]

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

Archdiocese: Not listed

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