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Salt Lake City, Utah: Cathedral of the Madeleine

 About the Cathedral of the Madeleine:

The Cathedral, under the patronage of St. Mary Magdalene, is the mother church for Roman Catholics in the State of Utah.  Construction began in 1900 and was completed in 1909.
The cathedral combines a predominately Romanesque exterior with a Gothic interior.

The exterior of the cathedral remains substantially the same today as it was in 1909, except for the addition of a tympanum over the main doors and the double flight of steps leading to the main entrance.

The Comes interior, begun in 1917, was inspired in great part by the Spanish Gothic of the late Middle Ages. Colorful murals were added at that time, as was the dramatic polychrome evident throughout the building. The ornate reredos shrine of St. Mary Magdalen and the various shrines were notable features of the Comes renovation.

The cathedral is listed on the Utah Register of Historic Sites and the National Register of Historic Places.  You will find the Mass schedules on their website.

 Traveling to the Cathedral of the Madeleine:

Address:  331 E. S. Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Tel: +1 (801) 328-6504

Fax: +1 (801) 364-6504

email:  [email protected]

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