The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, popularly known as St. Mary's Cathedral, is among the oldest churches in Wichita. The first Catholic Church in Wichita was built in 1872. Construction on the cathedral began in 1906 and it was dedicated September 19, 1912.
A cathedral is a church which serves as the seat of a bishop and Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception is the seat of Bishop Olmsted who is the Bishop of the Wichita Diocese. The Rector of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception is is Father John Sherloc.
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