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St. Mary's Cathedral, Aberdeen

St Mary's Cathedral, Aberdeen
Cathedral Church of St Mary of the Assumption
Cathedral from junction of Huntly and Union Streets
St Mary's Cathedral, Aberdeen
St Mary's Cathedral, Aberdeen
Shown within Scotland

57°08′43″N 2°06′23″W / 57.1454°N 2.1064°W / 57.1454; -2.1064Coordinates: 57°08′43″N 2°06′23″W / 57.1454°N 2.1064°W / 57.1454; -2.1064

Location Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Country Scotland
Denomination Roman Catholic
Website Architect(s) Alexander Ellis
Years built 1860
Administration
Diocese Aberdeen (since 1878)
Province St Andrews and Edinburgh
Clergy
Bishop(s) Rt Rev Peter Moran
Dean Very Rev Christopher Brannan
Laity
Director of music David Meiklejohn
Organist(s) Ronald Leith

The Cathedral Church of St Mary of the Assumption, usually known as St Mary's Cathedral, is a cathedral of the Roman Catholic Church in the city of Aberdeen, Scotland. It is the see of the Bishop of Aberdeen, who is the ordinary of the Diocese of Aberdeen in the Province of St Andrews & Edinburgh.

Construction

The Cathedral was designed by Alexander Ellis and opened in 1860. The spire and bells were added by R.G. Wilson in 1876-77.

See also

External links

  • Cathedral website
  • Diocese of Aberdeen
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