During 2018 we celebrate 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.

We will be celebrating with a Parish Mass with Bishop Rice and picnic on the parish grounds on Sunday, August 26, 2018.  The St. Mary Grade School Alumni Association  hosts an annual    Alumni Golf tournament in August.

Our annual Parish Picnic also held in August. 

St Mary History Video


History Articles

        In the Beginning


Our Church in the 1800's


1891 addition of Bells


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 now 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.