Saint Joseph Cathedral Of Columbus, Ohio
Built by Michael Harding, Robert T. Brookes
Style: Gothic Revival
St Joseph Cathedral is located on east Broad Street in Columbus, Ohio. The church was complete in 1878; when Edward M. Fitzgerald was encouraged by the generous donations made accumulating nearly $37,000 from around 250 individuals to build a new church. There are five principle characteristics that differentiate a Cathedral: Liturgy; Arts; Music; Education and Social Justice. Saint Joseph Cathedral is the Mother Church for the Diocese of Columbus, in service to its Bishop and in service to the community, as a beacon for all dimensions of liturgical life. The cathedral was built for the intention of the religious observance, to induce awe and inspire worship; it also under the leadership as the seat of Diocese of Columbus. Diocese of Columbus is basically a Roman Catholic diocese in the Ecclesiastical Province of Cincinnati covering 23 counties in Ohio. The cathedral itself has a its length of 180 feet, and its width of 92 feet, so it is a pretty average size of the cathedral. The cathedral has a religious function as the seat of the bishop and the meeting place for the chapter of diocese; it also as serving for a daily church service. For it civic and social function are linked to a cycle of the year, Christmas are falling in the winter, and Easter are falling in the spring; also hold a service such as thanksgiving in the autumn. Births, marriage, and death are often celebrate by service at the cathedral, and also often cats as a repository by recoding those events.
Due to the open space of the interior the church can be an ideal location for the celebration of feast days as for hosting such a fairs. The original seating capacity was projected at 2000 individuals however current capacity seat just under 700. On Broad Street there are 3 main
Entrances and on Fifth Street one. From the outside it looks like an old...