Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral
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Founded on March 16, 1839, Christ Church Cathedral was Houston’s first religious congregation and is the only one still worshiping on its original site from the days when Houston was capital of the Republic of Texas.

Its founders had come out from the United States to build a new nation. Most were young, and many had had distinguished careers back in the States. Work to build Houston began in early 1837. The city had a theater at the end of its first year, grand balls were given, and the Jockey

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