416 W 12th Street Kansas City, MO 64105
Phone: (816) 842-0416 http://www.kcgolddome.org
(The following is from the church web site and other publications)
As the mother church of the Diocese, The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception is the spiritual, prophetic and physical symbol of the Catholic presence in the area. The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Parish is the oldest worshiping congregation of Kansas City, dating back to a log cabin church at 11th and Pennsylvania in 1834. The church was renamed the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in 1893.
Stained Glass Memorial Windows
The stained glass windows were installed in 1912. The windows were designed by an American artist working at the Kansas City Stained Glass Works Company and based on images from religious books and other sources. The memorial windows are made of antique glass imported from Germany and England and were created by one of the last of the German Master-craftsmen, who immigrated to KC and set up his own shop here. Records indicate that the windows were fabricated by German and English artisans,
The Rose window and windows in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel were designed by Michael Pilla and installed in 19??
Windows on the east side of the sanctuary depict scenes from Jesus’ early life, from the Annunciation to his Baptism. All scenes on the west side are from his public ministry, after his baptism, and include two windows depicting scenes from the parables of the Prodigal Son and the Good Shepherd.
The windows, their scriptural sources, and memorial and donor information.
The Rose Window
The Rose Window is an abstract of the idea of the Immaculate Conception of Mary (Sun, moon, and crown of 12 stars).
This window was designed by Michael Pilla and was installed in 19??
The Immaculate Conception Window
Conceived Without Sin
In Memory of Patrick Soden
The word was made flesh John 1:14
The Nativity Window
Glory to God in the highest Luke 2:14
The Baptism Window
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This is my beloved son
Thomas and Margaret Reilly
“The baptism in the Jordan closed our Lord’s private life and began his public ministry. He had come down into the water known to most men only as the son of Mary: He came out ready to reveal himself as what he had been from all eternity-the Son of God.”
The Agony in the Garden Window
Donated by Mrs H Dexter
Mary Magdalene at the Feet of Jesus Window
Thy Sins are Forgiven Thee
The Resurrection Window
Donated by Mrs. James McGowan
The St Joseph Window
In memory of Patrick Corrigan
The Good Shepherd Window
In memory of Byron Cunningham
The Prodigal Son Returning Window
Gift of J. B Ghio
The Holy Family at Nazareth Window
Pray for Richard and Catherine Ryan
Christ Teaching in the Temple Window
Donated by William Kenefick
The Crucifixion Window
In memory of James B. McGowan
St Cecelia Window
In memory of Cecelia Dugan Lynch
Father Bernard Donnelly Window
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The Blessed Sacrament Chapel Windows
A sunset over the hill where Jesus multiplied the five loaves and two fishes and fed over 5000people
Created by Michael Pilla
Installed in 19??