Cathedral Builders

For the third cathedral, Saint Cecilia

Architect and designer: Thomas Rogers Kimball; Kimball, Steele and Sandham of Omaha

 

Stations of the Cross: Albin Polasek of Chicago, IL

Bronze crucifix on high altar: Albin Polasek of Chicago, IL

Our Lady of Grace statue: Albin Polasek of Chicago, IL

Our Lady of Nebraska statue: Arthur E. Lorenzani of New York City from full size plaster model by Albin Polasek of Chicago, IL

Apostles statues (John, Andrew, Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew): Albin Polasek of Chicago, IL

Apostles statues (James the Lesser, James the Greater, Philip, Matthias, Jude and Simon): William Hoppe from designs of Albin Polasek

Doctors of the Church statues on the pulpit: Albin Polasaek of Chicago, IL

 

General contractors: William P. Deverell Company and Albert Schall and Albert Foll Company of Omaha

Heating, ventilation and plumbing: J.J. Hanighen Company of Omaha

Outside lighting fixtures: Sterling Electric Company of Omaha

Acoustical treatment of ceiling and oriental rugs: Midwest Carpet and Linoleum Company of Omaha

Interior marble work: Sunderland Brothers of Omaha

Completion of towers in 1958: John P. Mainelli Company of Omaha

Three cast bronze bells: I.T. Verdin Company of Cincinnati, OH

Bronze doors and grilles: Thomas McGann Company of Boston, Massachusetts

Church pews: Dubuque Altar Maufacturing Company of Dubuque, IA

Carved oak sanctuary screen, confessionals, and organ screen: Joseph Dux Company of Chicago, IL

Inside oak doors and additions to sanctuary screen: Alfred Bloom Company of Omaha

Bronze lighting fixtures: Rambusch Decorating Company, New York City, NY

Bishop's throne: Charles Drew Company of Boston, MA

Oak pulpit: E. Hackner Company of LaCross, WI

High altar: designed by architect Thomas Kimball and executed in Pietrasanta, Italy

Marble and bronze communion railing: Armando Batelli of Pietrasanta, Italy

Pipe organ (original): Casavant Brothers of St. Hyacinth, Canada

Stained glass windows in baptistry: Rambusch Decorating Company of New York City, NY

Baptismal font: Daprato Statuary Company of Chicago, IL

Baptismal railing: Heath Company, Waukegan, IL

Bronze grilles in baptistry and Nash memorial chapel: Sterling Electric Company of Omaha

Stained glass windows in Nash chapel: Omaha Mirror and Art Glass Company of Omaha

Mosaics in Nash chapel: A. Cimarosti of New Ork City, NY

Stained glass windows in nave: Charles J. Connick Associates of Boston, MA

Stained glass windows in west narthex: Charles J. Connick Associates of Boston, MA

Stained glass windows in apsidal ambulatory: Rambush Decorating Company of New York City, NY

Stained glass windows in sacristy: Rambusch Decorating Company of New York City, NY

Christ the King shrine: William Hoppe, Rambusch Decorating Company, Ney York City, NY

Saint Joseph shrine: Edward Donahoe, Rambusch, Decorating Company, New York City, NY

Saint Ann shrine: Rambusch, Decorating Company, New York City, NY

Our Lady of Nebraska statue: Arthur E. Lorenzani of New York City from full size plaster model by Albin Polasek of Chicago, IL

Apostles statues (John, Andrew, Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew): Albin Polasek of Chicago, IL

Apostles statues (James the Lesser, James the Greater, Philip, Matthias, Jude and Simon): William Hoppe from designs of Albin Polasek

Doctors of the Church statues on the pulpit: Albin Polasaek of Chicago, IL

Old Testament murals: Kai Gotsche, Rambusch Decorating Company of New York City, NY

"Sanctity" paintings: Hugo Ohlms, Rambusch Decorating Company of New York City, NY

 

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