Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church

  307 East 5th Street
Concordia, Kansas 66901
(785) 243-1099
 

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Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church - Concordia, Kansas
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church - Concordia, Kansas

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Concordia, Kansas is an unusual, castle shaped church which is constructed from both post rock and Cloud County shell rock. The oldest parts of the church were completed in 1879, but over the years the building has been expanded several times. "Our Lady of Perpetual Help" is another name title for the Virgin Mary and originated in a 15th Century Byzantine icon which is housed in the church of Sant'Alfonso di Liguori in Rome.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church was the Cathedral for the Diocese of Concordia from 1887 until the Diocesan See was moved to Salina in 1945.

The sanctuary was remodeled after Vatican II and has a clean, contemporary look rather than an ornate interior.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church chancel
Sanctuary


The overhanging corner turret at right is known as a bartizan.


 

Old postcard photo
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in the early 20th Century

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