The authoritative source on
  early churches of New Jersey

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We've created a database and photographic inventory on more than half the 18th & 19th century churches in the state and add to it each month. We welcome and solicit all contributions and suggestions from our visitors.

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St. John the Baptist Cathedral
Paterson, Passaic County



A cathedral is a substantial building, the seat of a bishop, and certainly St. John's is no exception. The architect was Patrick Keely, who designed several of the most interesting Catholic churches in the state—indeed, Keeley was the principal architect for the Catholic church on the East Coast for a decade or two.


 

 

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