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St. Patrick's Stained Glass

Irish immigration in the early nineteenth century brought English-speaking Catholics to New Orleans, a city dominated by Creoles, descendants of the French and Spanish settlers of the previous century. By the 1830s religious and linguistic demographics of the city were changing and a church for those who did not speak French was needed. In 1833 St. Patrick's Church was founded and the church was completed by 1840.

St. Patrick’s Stained Glass

Courtesy of Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

St. Patrick's Stained Glass. Leyrer, Dan (photographer)

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