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The Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist is included in the National Registry of Historic Properties. It serves as a guardian of faith for of followers throughout generations. The site it stands on was donated by Jean Mouton in l821 and the Cathedral was the third structure to be built on it. The structure, exuding a Dutch Romanesque style of architecture was completed in l916.
The interior of the Cathedral is characterized by a series of arches supported by columns, a blind story, and a clerestory, oil paintings of Christ the King and Apostles that decorate the ceiling, beautiful flambeau stained glass portraying the life of the patron of the Cathedral, Saint John the Evangelist.

The Blessed Sacrament altar, on the left of the sanctuary, is one of the Cathedral?s most sacred areas.
From the balcony, magnificent music, reflecting the rich and colorful history of St. John Parish, further venerates the design Cathedral.

Outside the Cathedral, one will see a flagstone plaza decorated with a fountain and flowers. It joins the Cathedral*Center, Saint JohnCemetery, which is the oldest in the city, and the St. John Oak Tree, in providing a magnificent picture of the entire site.
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