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Color image of a stained glass window depicting Saint Wenceslaus inside the Cathedral of St. Paul’s shrine of nations. Photographed by Paul Nelson on July 16, 2014.

Saint Wenceslaus window

Stained glass window depicting Saint Wenceslaus inside the Cathedral of St. Paul’s shrine of nations. Photographed by Paul Nelson on July 16, 2014.

Color image of Tinos marble from Greece inside the north vestibule of the Cathedral of St. Paul. Photographed by Paul Nelson on July 16, 2014.

Tinos marble

Close-up view of Tinos marble from Greece inside the north vestibule of the Cathedral of St. Paul. Photographed by Paul Nelson on July 16, 2014.

Color image of the Cathedral of St. Paul’s St. Peter chapel. Photographed by Paul Nelson on July 16, 2014.

St. Peter chapel

The Cathedral of St. Paul’s St. Peter chapel. Photographed by Paul Nelson on July 16, 2014.

Color postcard of the fourth Cathedral of St. Paul, c.1956.

Fourth Cathedral of St. Paul

The fourth Cathedral of St. Paul, c.1956.

Black and white photograph of the third Cathedral of St. Paul, 1914. Photograph by Charles D. Lundin.

Third Cathedral of St. Paul

The third Cathedral of St. Paul, 1914. Photograph by Charles D. Lundin.

Oil-on-canvas painting of the Chapel of St. Paul by Alexis Jean Fournier, 1888.

Chapel of St. Paul

Oil-on-canvas painting of the Chapel of St. Paul by Alexis Jean Fournier, 1888.

Color image of the of St. Paul Cathedral from John Ireland Blvd. Photograph by Wikimedia Commons user McGhiever, 2012.

St. Paul Cathedral

View of St. Paul Cathedral from John Ireland Blvd. Photograph by Wikimedia Commons user McGhiever, 2012.

Cathedral of St. Paul

There have been four Roman Catholic cathedrals in St. Paul. The first three were built between 1841 and 1858. The fourth, and the most architecturally distinctive, opened in 1915. Since then, no building in the Twin Cities has approached it in ambition or magnificence.

Black and white photograph of the St. Paul Talmud Torah Nursery School’s graduating class of 1963.

St. Paul Talmud Torah Nursery School graduation

St. Paul Talmud Torah Nursery School’s graduating class of 1963.

Black and white photograph of three children attending a Passover seder at the St. Paul Talmud Torah, 1960. The children are Susan Hoffman, Lisa Savitt, and Scott Zuckman.

Passover seder at the St. Paul Talmud Torah

Three children attending a Passover seder at the St. Paul Talmud Torah, 1960. The children are Susan Hoffman, Lisa Savitt, and Scott Zuckman.

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