Chapel of the Most Holy Trinity (West Point)

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West Point Catholic Chapel
Chapel of the Most Holy Trinity
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West Point Catholic Chapel, the Chapel of the Most Holy Trinity
Chapel of the Most Holy Trinity (West Point)
41°23′39.86″N73°57′46.52″W / 41.3944056°N 73.9629222°W / 41.3944056; -73.9629222 Coordinates: 41°23′39.86″N73°57′46.52″W / 41.3944056°N 73.9629222°W / 41.3944056; -73.9629222
Location United States Military Academy
West Point, New York
CountryUnited States
Denomination Roman Catholic
Website Website
History
StatusChurch
Founded1899
Founder(s)Monsignor Cornelius O'Keefe
Dedicated1900
Consecrated 1900
Architecture
Functional statusActive
Style Gothic Revival
Completed1900
Administration
Archdiocese Military Services, USA
Clergy
Priest(s) Father Wood (d. 2014)
Pastor(s) CH (CPT) Bernardino Yebra
Chaplain(s) CH (COL) Matthew Pawlikowski
retired (USMA chaplain)
Laity
Director of music Emily Lapisardi

The Chapel of the Most Holy Trinity at the United States Military Academy is a Catholic church and place of worship for many members of the United States Military Academy Corps of Cadets. Completed in 1900, it is the oldest chapel on the West Point campus in continual use, [1] although the 1836 Old Cadet Chapel, moved in 1910 to West Point Cemetery, is still in use for funeral services and weekly Lutheran denominational services. Most Holy Trinity Chapel was expanded in 1959. [2]

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References

  1. "Catholic Chapel". USMA.edu. Retrieved 23 December 2009.
  2. Jordan, Bryant (5 October 2011). "No Same-sex Unions for West Point RC Chapel". Military.com. Retrieved 9 October 2011.

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