St. Frances de Chantal's Church (Bronx, New York)

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St. Frances de Chantal Church
General information
Town or city Bronx, New York City
190 Hollywood Avenue, Bronx New York 10465
Country United States of America
Completed 1971[1]
Client Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York
Design and construction
Architect Paul Waldron Reilly of 393 Seventh Avenue, New York City, New York 10001 (according to the American Architects Directory)[2] or Paul J. Reilly (according to the AIA Guide to NYC)[1]

The Church of St. Frances de Chantal is a Roman Catholic parish church under the authority of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, located at Harding Avenue at Throggs Neck Blvd., Bronx, New York City. The parish was established in 1927.

The present Brutalist-style church structure was built 1971 to designs by Paul Reilly. The identity of the architect is somewhat in question with Paul W. Reilly of 393 Seventh Avenue, New York City, New York 10001, claiming the church as his own in the American Architects Directory,[2] whereas the AIA Guide to NYC (2nd to 5th editions) attributes the design to Paul J. Reilly.[1] Colorful chunks of stained glass are set directly into the concrete in the style of the then-contemporary European post-war stained-glass work.

The Church is part of a parish that also includes a school located directly across the street, know as St. Frances de Chantal School.

Mass Days and Times[edit]

Weekend Masses
Saturday - 5:00pm
Sunday - 8:30am, 10:00am (Family Mass), 11:30am, 6:00pm, and 1:00pm in Spanish

Weekday Masses
Monday-Saturday - 8:00am & 9:00am

Reconciliation
Saturday - 4:00-5:00 PM or by appointment with a priest
(Spanish - 4:30-5:00 PM)

Clergy and Staff[edit]

Rev. Peter Miqueli - Pastor
Rev. Susai Antony D. - Parochial Vicar
Deacon George Coppola
Sr. Joan Marie O’Leary, O.P. - Pastoral Associate
Ms. Christi Chiapetti - Cantor/Coordinator of Religious Education
Ms. Jennifer T. Cardoni - Music Director/Organist

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Norval White and Elliot Willensky, AIA Guide to New York City, rev. ed., (New York: Collier Books, 1978), p.358.
  2. ^ a b "Paul W. Reilly" American Architects Directory, Third Edition (New York City: R.R. Bowker LLC, 1970), p.741.

Coordinates: 40°48′57″N 73°48′52″W / 40.81583°N 73.81444°W / 40.81583; -73.81444