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Holy Cross Church

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  1. The Church of the Holy Cross , located in Boston, Massachusetts and designed by Charles Bulfinch, was the first church built for the city's Roman Catholics

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  2. from 1808 the Cathedral of the Holy Cross

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  3. Prior to the erection of Holy Cross, Boston’s several hundred mostly French and Irish Roman Catholics met in a small, dilapidated former Huguenot meetinghouse made of brick and located on the south side of School Street, a few doors up from Washing

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  4. As this arrangement proved inadequate and the lease on the chapel was about to expire, in March 1799 a committee was appointed and charged with raising funds for the purchase of a building site and the procurement of plans for a proper church

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  5. A site was chosen at the southern end of the Tontine Crescent at what is today 214 Devonshire Street

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  6. The property belonged to the Boston Theatre proprietors and Bulfinch, who was a member of the corporation, obtained the land at what Father François Matignon termed “the moderate price of 2500 Dols.” Bulfinch then submitted plans for the church

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