St. Casimir (St. Louis City)

St. Casimir is a permanently closed Catholic parish in St. Louis City, MO. The parish was founded in 1889. The parish closed in 1955.

Photo of St. Casimir Catholic Church, St. Louis, MO - 1894

Formed out of Saint Stanislaus. In 1889, Father Gnielinski found an empty two story building on 8th and Mound Streets, used formerly as a Protestant Church which he manged to buy for the sum of $5,000 and had Vicar-general Brady bless two days after the purchase. The building was renovated with the upper story serving as a Church and the lower being turned into a school that immediately acquired 60 pupils who were taught by a Richard Budo, the first teacher.

Parish moved to Saint Louis County.

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Building razed for highway construction

Building Demolished

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Main image copyright Dedication of New St. Casimir, The Prince Church (Book, https://slpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S116C713766)