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

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St. Frances de Chantal Church
General information
Town or cityBronx, New York City
190 Hollywood Avenue, Bronx New York 10465
CountryUnited States of America
ClientRoman Catholic Archdiocese of New York
Design and construction
ArchitectPaul Waldron Reilly (according to the American Architects Directory)[2][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 W. Reilly.[2][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.

Clergy and Staff[edit]

Rev. Stephen A. Asomah - Administrator
Rev. Dennis Iddamalgoda, O.M.I. - Parochial Vicar
Rev. Michael McDonnell, OFM - Weekend Assistant
Deacon George Coppola
Sr. Joan Marie O’Leary, O.P. - Pastoral Associate
Ms. Christi Chiapetti - Cantor/Coordinator of Religious Education


  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 Archived 2011-07-24 at the Wayback Machine" 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