St. Stephen's Episcopal Pro-Cathedral (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania)

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St. Stephen's Pro-Cathedral
St. Stephen's Episcopal Pro-Cathedral (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
St. Stephen's Episcopal Pro-Cathedral (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania)
Location in Pennsylvania
41°14′48″N 75°53′04″W / 41.24653°N 75.88439°W / 41.24653; -75.88439Coordinates: 41°14′48″N 75°53′04″W / 41.24653°N 75.88439°W / 41.24653; -75.88439
Location 35 S. Franklin St.
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Country United States
Denomination Episcopal Church in the United States of America
Website ststephenswb.org
History
Founded 1817
Architecture
Architect(s) Charles M. Burns
Style Romanesque Revival
Completed 1897
Specifications
Number of spires One
Administration
Diocese Bethlehem
Clergy
Bishop(s) The Right Rev'd Sean Rowe, Bishop Provisional
Rector

The Rev'd Brian Pavlac, Priest-in-Charge

Part of River Street Historic District (#85002328[1])
Added to NRHP September 10, 1985

St. Stephen's Episcopal Pro-Cathedral is an Episcopal church located in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is the Pro-Cathedral in the Diocese of Bethlehem. The Cathedral Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania serves as the primary cathedral of the diocese.

History[edit]

St. Stephen's Church began in 1817. The present church building is the fifth one for the parish.[2] It was completed in 1897 and consecrated in 1899. Philadelphia architect Charles M. Burns designed the church in the Romanesque Revival style.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Our History". St. Stephen's Pro-Cathedral. Retrieved 2014-01-02. 
  3. ^ "St. Stephen's Episcopal Pro-Cathedral". Emporis. Retrieved 2014-01-02.