St. Frances de Chantal's Church (Bronx, New York)
|St. Frances de Chantal Church|
|Town or city||Bronx, New York City
190 Hollywood Avenue, Bronx New York 10465
|Country||United States of America|
|Client||Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Paul Waldron Reilly (according to the American Architects Directory)|
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 Paul W. Reilly, claiming the church as his own in the American Architects Directory. 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
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
- Norval White and Elliot Willensky, AIA Guide to New York City, rev. ed., (New York: Collier Books, 1978), p.358.
- "Paul W. Reilly" American Architects Directory, Third Edition (New York City: R.R. Bowker LLC, 1970), p.741.
- "Bronx Catholic priest accused of using $1million in church cash to fund S&M love affair resigns from his position".
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