Bruce Bell

St. Michael’s Cathedral is born again

Bishop Power contracted typhus and died on October 1, 1847 tending to the thousands of famine Irish flooding into our city and is buried in the crypt of his new cathedral.

St. Michael’s Cathedral on Bond Street has reopened after years of exhaustive renovations, making the cathedral today just as spectacular as when it first opened in 1848. A century and a half of grime, coal dust, candle wax and just ...

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