During 2018 we celebrated our 150th Anniversary as a Parish.  Built in 1868 St. Mary Cathedral has a long history of serving Catholic families in Southeast Missouri.  We invite you to check out our picture pages, history pages and videos below.


History Articles

        In the Beginning


Our Church in the 1800's


1891 addition of Bells

The History of the Bells Video


1893 Silver Jubilee


Early 1900's









2014 Renovation and Murals


St Mary School


St Mary History Pictures


2014 Renovation Movie

Purchase the 2014 Renovation Full Color Book $30.00

Preview the 2014 Renovation book\

Parish 150th Anniversary History Book is available in the Parish Office. The price is $25 for this full color, 8 1/2 by 11 inch book.  There are are 120 pages of church history, photos and more.  Come by the parish office to purchase.