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Roman Catholic.-The strongest body of Christians in the city is that
of the pioneer faith. The Roman Catholic Churches are well built and well
attended. Of course, the old Missions down the valley are of this Church. Their
members are of many languages, as will be seen below. The city is the seat of a
Bishopric, of which the Rt. Rev. Bishop Neraz is the present incumbent. The
following is a list of Churches :
Cathedral of San Fernando, (Spanish) fronting Main Plaza; reached by
St. Joseph's, (German) north side of East Commerce street; Belknap cars.
St. Mary's, (English) St. Mary's street.
St. Michael's, (Polish) 320 South Street.
Ursaline Convent Chapel, corner Augusta and Convent streets.
There is also a Chapel at the Santa Rosa Hospital. This Hospital is one
of the most important and beneficent of the fruits of Christianity in the town.
The other Catholic institutions are an Orphanage, a College for males, the Ursu-
line Conventual School for girls, and many parochial schools.
Episcopalian.-San Antonio is the seat of the Missionary Bishopric of
Western Texas, Rt. Rev. Bishop Johnston at present presiding over the see. The
Churches are :
St. Mark's, north side Travis Square, Rev. W. R. Richardson, Dean.
St. John's, northeast corner North Cherry and Burnet streets.
St. Luke's, northeast corner Zavalla and North Leona streets.
St. Paul's, south side Grayson street, on Government Hill.
One of the results of Episcopalian effort is St. Mary's Hall, a high-class
school for girls.
Presbyterian.-First Presbyterian Church, corner of Houston and
North Flores streets; reached by Belknap cars, San Pedro and Flores Street
Madison Square Church, reached by Belknap cars, San Pedro and Flores
Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 324 Soledad street.
Fourth Ward Presbyterian Sunday School, 436 South Presa street.
Baptist.--First Baptist Church, Travis Square.
Alamo Baptist Church, northeast corner Nacogdoches and Crockett streets.
Aransas Pass Mission, corner South Flores and Herff streets.
International Mission, corner Frio and Hidalgo streets.
Sunset Mission, corner Burleson and Cherry streets.
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Corner, William. San Antonio de Bexar: A Guide and History, book, 1890; San Antonio, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth143549/m1/71/: accessed April 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries.