Founded in 1907 in the Edgewood section of Cranston, Saint Paul's has continued to grow for nearly 100 years and has developed into a vibrant and diverse faith community. The founding pastor, Father Michael McCabe, resolved that a permanent Church would not be built until a suitable school had been erected for the education of the children of the parish. The building of the school preceded the completion of the church by several years. Father McCabe's firm conviction that a Catholic education should be accessible to all lives on in the present day mission of Saint Paul School.
Saint Paul Parish boasts a breathtaking church in the neo-gothic style, begun in 1929 and completed in 1933. Designed at the height of his architectural career by noted ecclesiastical architect Ambrose J. Murphy, it remains one of the most striking churches in New England, with exquisite stained-glass windows portraying scenes from the Bible and the lives of the Saints. The glass was designed by the important firm of Earl Edward Sanborn of Boston, Massachusetts.
Apart from a convenient worship schedule and lively music ministry, Saint Paul Church offers a variety of opportunities for young and old... Read More