Msgr. Ernest Graham Building

Monsignor Ernest G. Graham is remembered as the priest who pastored the Cathedral parish from 1945 to 1968. During his tenure he oversaw the completion of the Cathedral interior and towers, construction of the present rectory and, in 1949, the establishment of Cathedral High School. Greatly loved, he led the Cathedral parishioners through the sweeping liturgical changes resulting from the Second Vatican Council. One Sunday as he presided over one of the first Masses to be celebrated according to the revised rite, he admonished the congregation for its lackluster response to the unfamiliar English translation of the Mass. Stopping in the middle of the Mass he stated, "If you think this is difficult for you, what do you think it is like for me!"

 

  

Housed in the Msgr. Ernest Graham Building are:

 

The Parish Center

 

The Cultural Center

The Sunderland Art Gallery

~ The O'Donnell Lecture Hall

The Archbishop Daniel E. Sheehan History Museum

~The Gift Shop

 

The Gymnasium

 

The School Cafeteria