St Francis Cathedral, Santa Fe, NM Photos

The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi occupies a prominent vista at the east end San Francisco St. While the Gothic section of the Cathedral dates from 1869-86, the Conquistadora Chapel survives in part from 1626. A range of art including bronze doors and a baptismal font have been added in recent years.

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St. Francis Cathedral at end of East San Francisco St. Santa Fe, NM.Cathedral Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi. Santa Fe, NM.Never completed towers of St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Facade of St. Francis Cathedral with bronze doors. Santa Fe, NM.
St. Francis Cathedral at end of East San Francisco St. Santa Fe, NM.Cathedral Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi (1869-86). Santa Fe, NM. Style: Romanesque Revival.Never completed towers of St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Facade of St. Francis Cathedral with bronze doors. Santa Fe, NM.
St. Francis Cathedral with Romanesque arches. Santa Fe, NM.Bronze doors shows scenes of local history by Donna Quasthoff at St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Spanish colonizer Juan de Oñate arrives & parish church built on panels of St. Francis Cathedral bronze door. Santa Fe, NM.New head of the Franciscan missions arrives with Our Lady La Conquistadora Virgin Mary statue & church burns in Pueblo revolt on panels of St. Francis Cathedral bronze door. Santa Fe, NM.
St. Francis Cathedral with Romanesque arches. Santa Fe, NM.Bronze doors (1986) shows scenes of local history by Donna Quasthoff at St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Spanish colonizer Juan de Oñate arrives (1598) & parish church built (1610) on panels of St. Francis Cathedral bronze door. Santa Fe, NM.New head of the Franciscan missions arrives with Our Lady La Conquistadora Virgin Mary statue (1625) & church burns in Pueblo revolt (1680) on panels of St. Francis Cathedral bronze door. Santa Fe, NM.
Expelled Spaniards returned & St. Francis of Assisi church rebuilding starts on panels of St. Francis Cathedral bronze door. Santa Fe, NM.Jean-Baptiste Lamy arrives & Vatican scene appointing first bishop on panels of St. Francis Cathedral bronze door. Santa Fe, NM.Construction starts on new Cathedral & architect changes on panels of St. Francis Cathedral bronze door. Santa Fe, NM.Cathedral is blessed & statue unveiled on panels of St. Francis Cathedral bronze door. Santa Fe, NM.
Expelled Spaniards returned (1693) & St. Francis of Assisi church rebuilding starts (1714) on panels of St. Francis Cathedral bronze door. Santa Fe, NM.Jean-Baptiste Lamy arrives (1852) & Vatican scene appointing first bishop(1853) on panels of St. Francis Cathedral bronze door. Santa Fe, NM.Construction starts on new Cathedral (1869) & architect changes (1880) on panels of St. Francis Cathedral bronze door. Santa Fe, NM.Cathedral is blessed (1886) & statue unveiled (1915) on panels of St. Francis Cathedral bronze door. Santa Fe, NM.
Interior of St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Reredos with St. Francis statue surrounded by saints of the New World. Santa Fe, NM.Reredos of St. Francis Cathedral with saints by Robert Lentz of the New World. Santa Fe, NM.Reredos of St. Francis Cathedral with saints by Robert Lentz of the New World. Santa Fe, NM.
Interior of St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Reredos (1986) with St. Francis statue (1700s) surrounded by saints of the New World. Santa Fe, NM.Reredos (1986) of St. Francis Cathedral with saints by Robert Lentz of the New World. Santa Fe, NM.Reredos (1986) of St. Francis Cathedral with saints by Robert Lentz of the New World. Santa Fe, NM.
Aisles in St. Francis Cathedral with Clermont-Ferrand, France stained glass windows. Santa Fe, NM.Angels painted in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Angels painted in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Bishopric shields in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.
Aisles in St. Francis Cathedral with Clermont-Ferrand, France stained glass windows (1884). Santa Fe, NM.Angels painted in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Angels painted in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Bishopric shields in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.
Evangelist St. Mathew with angel stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Evangelist St. Mark with lion stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Evangelist St. Luke with bull stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Evangelist St. John with eagle stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.
Evangelist St. Mathew with angel stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Evangelist St. Mark with lion stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Evangelist St. Luke with bull stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Evangelist St. John with eagle stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.
St. Andrew stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.St. Thomas stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.St. James the Greater stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.St. Simon stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.
St. Andrew stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.St. Thomas stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.St. James the Greater stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.St. Simon stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.
St. Bartholomew stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.St. Phillip stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.St. Peter stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.St. Paul stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.
St. Bartholomew stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.St. Phillip stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.St. Peter stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.St. Paul stained glass window in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.
Baptismal font with symbols of Evangelists in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Winged eagle of Evangelist St. John in font of St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Winged lion of Evangelist St. Mark in font of St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Winged bull of Evangelist St. Luke in font of St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.
Baptismal font (2001) with symbols of Evangelists in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Winged eagle of Evangelist St. John in font of St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Winged lion of Evangelist St. Mark in font of St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Winged bull of Evangelist St. Luke in font of St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.
Winged angel of Evangelist St. Mathew in font of St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.La Conquistadora Chapel with Our Lady of the Rosary on reredos with saints in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.La Conquistadora in a chapel of her name at St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Early painting in La Conquistadora Chapel in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.
Winged angel of Evangelist St. Mathew in font of St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.La Conquistadora Chapel (1626) with Our Lady of the Rosary (1626) on reredos with saints in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.La Conquistadora (aka Our Lady of the Rosary) (1626) in a chapel of her name at St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Early painting in La Conquistadora Chapel (1626) in St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.
St. Francis statue at St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Kateri Tekakwitha first North American Indian to be beatified statue by Estella Loretto at St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Detail of statue of Kateri Tekakwitha first North American Indian to be beatified at St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Spanish Colonists of 1598 who settled Santa Fe monument by Bernabe Romero & Donna Quasthoff at St. Francis Cathedral park. Santa Fe, NM.
St. Francis statue (1967) at St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Kateri Tekakwitha (16561680) first North American Indian to be beatified statue by Estella Loretto at St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Detail of statue of Kateri Tekakwitha (16561680) first North American Indian to be beatified at St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.Spanish Colonists of 1598 who settled Santa Fe monument (2003) by Bernabe Romero & Donna Quasthoff at St. Francis Cathedral park. Santa Fe, NM.
Detail of horse on Spanish Colonists of 1598 monument at St. Francis Cathedral park. Santa Fe, NM.Detail of ox on Spanish Colonists of 1598 monument at St. Francis Cathedral park. Santa Fe, NM.Detail of donkey on Spanish Colonists of 1598 monument at St. Francis Cathedral park. Santa Fe, NM.Rectory of St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.
Detail of horse on Spanish Colonists of 1598 monument at St. Francis Cathedral park. Santa Fe, NM.Detail of ox on Spanish Colonists of 1598 monument at St. Francis Cathedral park. Santa Fe, NM.Detail of donkey on Spanish Colonists of 1598 monument at St. Francis Cathedral park. Santa Fe, NM.Rectory of St. Francis Cathedral. Santa Fe, NM.
St. Francis Cathedral School with settlers mural. Santa Fe, NM.Commercial heritage streetscape. Santa Fe, NM.

St. Francis Cathedral School with settlers mural. Santa Fe, NM.Commercial heritage streetscape (W. San Francisco St. from Galisteo St.). Santa Fe, NM.


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