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Built as a replacement for the Gothic-style church that burned down in 1956, the majestically modern Cathedral of St. Joseph built in was built in 1962. The cathedral is beautifully adorned with stained glass, elegant bronze bells and ceramic-titled murals that surround the altar of this impressive edifice.
Trinity Episcopal Church is a charming church nestled at the heart of the city. This church dates back to the 1859 and was situated at a different location. The church was moved to the present address only in the late 19th Century. The church welcomes everyone for worshiping and regularly arranges masses and prayers. Besides being a religious place, the church is the meeting venue for people fighting against social problems.
With a congregation founded in 1636, the Center Church is the fourth meeting house to reside on its current location with the present church built in 1807. The Center Church has always maintained itself as not just a religious icon of the city, but as a cultural one as well. Today, there are concerts and important city events, such as First Night, which are held on the grounds of the church. Also on the site of the church is Hartford's oldest cemetery, the Ancient Burial Ground, where its citizens were interred from 1640 to 1802. "Our Church is 375 years old; our thinking is not" is the motto of the 375 year-old house of worship and is one of the most progressive congregations in the state.
Since its inception in the 17th century, South Congregational Church of Hartford has been serving the Presbyterian community of the city. Claimed to be one of the oldest churches in the country, this church boasts a rich and vibrant history spanning at least four centuries. While the structure as we see it was complete in the early 20th century, it does contain a few elements from the past.
Nestled in the scenic Parkville region, Our Lady of Sorrows is one of the important churches in the city. The church dates back to be built in the 19th Century and is affiliated to the Roman Catholics. Our Lady of Sorrows has many followers and holds masses in both, English and Spanish languages. Besides, it also hosts several religious events and choir sessions regularly.