St. Mary's Church (New Haven, Connecticut)
St. Mary's Church, summer 2014.
|Architectural style||Gothic Revival|
|Town or city||New Haven, Connecticut|
|Country||United States of America|
1874 (present church)
|Client||Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford|
|Structural system||Stone masonry|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||James Murphy (for the 1874 church)|
The Church of St. Mary, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, is the parish church of the second oldest Roman Catholic parish in Connecticut. The parish was established in 1832 and is located near Yale University. The Knights of Columbus was founded here in 1882 by Father Michael J. McGivney, who was then the church's assistant pastor. The church is currently run by friars of the Dominican Order.
The first church was built in 1834. It burned down in 1848. The current church at 5 Hillhouse Avenue was dedicated in 1874. It was designed by the eminent architect James Murphy of Providence, Rhode Island.
- The Early Years, Knights of Columbus website. Accessed February 3, 2011.
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