St Peters Cathedral Belfast | Cathedral Belfast

St Peters Cathedral Belfast | Cathedral Belfast

Saint Peter's Cathedral Belfast is the roman catholic cathedral for the Diocese of Down and Connor. Saint Peter's Cathedral Belfast is the episcopal seat of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Down and Connor. The cathedral is located in the Divis Street area of the Falls Road in Belfast, Northern Ireland and construction began in the 1860s.

St Peters Cathedral Belfast was originally a parish church. It was designed by Fr Jeremiah Ryan McAulay, who had trained as an architect before he became a priest, and built on a site donated by a local baker, Bernard Hughes. It opened on 14 October 1866.

St Peters Cathedral Belfast is rendered in sandstone and in the Romanesque style, its treasury boasting artefacts of international significance, chief among them a relic of St Patricks arm, enshrined in a priceless medieval silver reliquary.


Cathedral Address

St. Peter's Square, Belfast. BT12 4BU 

 

St Peters Cathedral Belfast | Cathedral Belfast