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Dedication and consecration of the Church

The Seneca, Kan. newspaper, The Courier-Democrat, Nov. 23, 1989, describes the dedication of the church which took place Nov. 14, 1894.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020     History

Building a house of worship...

The first church, built in 1859, was a wood frame building measuring 12 by 25 feet. Having been outgrown, it was replaced in 1864 with a building 18 by 35 feet. 

Wednesday, April 22, 2020     History

Founding of the Parish

St. Mary’s Parish was established in 1859, some eighteen months before the Kansas Territory entered statehood on January 29, 1861.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020     History

Cemetery Improvement Project

The St. Mary’s Church Cemetery Committee developed plans to install new fence along the north, south and east sides. Anyone wishing to donate may provide to Church Secretary Mary Beth Haverkamp or a member of the Committee.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020     History Parish News

Anniversary Books, Video Tour, Genealogy

See information about the 150th Anniversary Books.

Monday, November 23, 2009     History Parish News

Purchase Professional Photographs

St. Mary's Parish is pleased to offer professional photographs of the church for purchase.

Friday, June 26, 2009     History Parish News

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