Celebrations set for 100th anniversary of historic St. Patrick Cathedral

St. Patrick's Cathedral Courtesy: El Paso Catholic Diocese

Celebrations for St. Patrick Cathedral’s 100th anniversary kick off this week.

Thursday, a dinner will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn for clergy, ministry leaders and people who were baptized or married at least 50 years ago. The dinner will be hosted by Russ Vandenburg.

Bishop Mark Seitz will host a mass on Friday at 9 a.m. with students of St. Patrick Cathedral School to commemorate the Feast Day of St. Patrick. A parade will follow at 11 a.m. with area catholic schools.

Evening mass will be held at 6 p.m. and will be followed by a reception.

The St. Patrick Cathedral Centennial 5K is scheduled for Saturday at 8 a.m. The first 250 people who register will receive a T-shirt.

Guided tours will also be available Saturday and Sunday every hour on the hour. Saturday, the 45-minute tours will be held from 12 to 3 p.m. and Sunday from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For more information about the tours, contact Sofia Larkin at 915-872-8412, or by email at

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