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