St. Paul Catholic Church

St. Paul Catholic Church (HMR3I)

Location: St Petersburg, FL 33704 Pinellas County
Country: United States of America

N 27° 47.338', W 82° 39.085'

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Established 1925

After purchasing ten acres of scrub pine and swamp in 1922, Bishop Barry of St. Augustine directed the pastor of St. Mary's in downtown to begin construction of a school building on this not-so-promising site. Construction began in 1925 and Sunday mass was celebrated regularly in the school auditorium by 1926. In 1929, St. Paul's became its own parish with the appointment of the first pastor, Fr. James Enright. A year later, the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany arrived and opened the parochial school, the oldest in Pinellas County. During the next 25 years the parish experienced a building boom as a convent, rectory, permanent church, cafeteria and high school building were built. This expansion coincided with the Post-War "Baby-Boom" and explosion of development in Florida.
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HM NumberHMR3I
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Year Placed2011
Placed ByDiocese of St. Petersburg
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 10:27pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 337300 N 3074918
Decimal Degrees27.78896667, -82.65141667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 47.338', W 82° 39.085'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 47' 20.28" N, 82° 39' 5.10" W
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Area Code(s)727
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1900 12th St N, St Petersburg FL 33704, US
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