Archdiocese of Baltimore Logo

Stay Connected   Share   Print   

Cathedral of Mary Our Queen 50th Anniversary Mass

Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien, Archbishop of Baltimore, will celebrate the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen’s 50th Anniversary Mass on Sunday, November 15 at 12:30 p.m., marking the exact day on which the Cathedral was dedicated a half-century ago.  The Mass is the last in a series of events and celebrations marking the anniversary of the opening of the Cathedral.

The Cathedral was built with a bequest from Mr. Thomas O’Neill and serves as the Cathedral Church of the Archdiocese, as well as a parish for Catholics in the North Baltimore area.

WHAT: CATHEDRAL 50TH ANNIVERSARY MASS
WHEN: SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 12:30 P.M.
WHERE: CATHEDRAL OF MARY OUR QUEEN
5400 N. CHARLES ST.

About the Cathedral

  • Seating capacity: 1,400 in pews; total seating capacity: approx. 1,900
  • Dimensions: 375’ long, towers are 134’ high with spires rising another 29’, sits on 25 acres.
  • Features: 385 sculptures, 3.5 million bricks, 70,000 pieces of limestone, over 7,000 organ pipes.
  • Builder: Turner Construction Company of New York and Philadelphia
  • Groundbreaking: October 10, 1954
  • Dedication: Archbishop Francis P. Keough, November 15, 1959