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Basilica of Saint Lawrence
97 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801
The church was designed by Rafael Guastavino an architect and builder who came to North Carolina from Spain to work on the Biltmore House.
It is constructed of brick and stone in Spanish Renaissance style. The builder designed the structure without using wood or steel beams and built it to last for generations.
Saint Lawrence was elevated as a Minor Basilica April 6, 1993.
Basilica of Our Lady Help of Christians,
100 Belmont-Mt.Holly Rd
Belmont, NC 28012
Our Lady Help of Christians is located in the Benedictine monastery on the campus of Belmont Abbey College.
The church was elevated as a Minor Basilica July 27, 1998..
St. Patrick's Cathedral
1621 Dilworth Road, East
Charlotte, NC 28203
The original church in Charlotte, St. Peter's, served the City of Charlotte since 1851.
In the 1930's it was decided to build a second church in the Dilworth neighborhood adjacent to the O'Donoghue School. Ground was broken in 1938 and the church was consecrated on September 4, 1939.
In 1942, St. Patrick's became a parish.
January 12, 1972, His Holiness Pope Paul VI erected the Diocese of Charlotte. The new diocese covered forty-six counties in Western North Carolina.
St. Patrick's Church became St. Patrick's Cathedral.
Cathedral of the Sacred Heart
The Mother Church of the Diocese of Raleigh
200 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27603
Construction of the Sacred Heart Church was begun in 1922 and completed in August of 1924. Four months after completion, Rome decided to erect a new diocese and that the seat of it should be Raleigh.
The Sacred Heart Church became Sacred Heart Cathedral, the seat of the newly created Diocese which at the time encompassed the entire state of North Carolina.
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