St. Joseph Basilica (Webster, Massachusetts)
|St. Joseph Basilica
|Location||Webster, Massachusetts, USA|
|District||Catholic Diocese of Worcester|
|Country||United States of America|
|Ecclesiastical or organizational status||minor basilica|
|Architect(s)||John William Donohue|
St. Joseph Basilica is a parish church in Webster, Massachusetts, founded in 1887 as the first Catholic parish designated for Polish immigrants in New England. Located in the Catholic Diocese of Worcester, it was raised to the dignity of a minor basilica in 1998 by Pope John Paul II.
St. Joseph Basilica is a neo-gothic structure designed by architect John W. Donohue, who was for many years the official architect of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield, which at the time encompassed Webster and all of Worcester County.
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- "St. Joseph Basilica, Webster, Massachusetts, USA". www.gcatholic.org. Retrieved 2017-02-22.
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