Saint Hyacinth Basilica is one of the most well-known churches in Chicago Illinois. It was formally known as the Basilica of Saint Hyacinth and he is the perfect example of the Polish cathedral design style. This particular design is known for its decadence and grandeur in scale.
This is but one of many well-known Polish churches that is visible from the vantage point of the Kennedy Expressway. It is also known to be as popular as many religious buildings in the U.S. and beyond.
Would you like to learn more about this particular church? You came to the right place. We will try to give you some more pertinent details about this particular place of worship and give you an idea as to what you can expect once you go inside the building itself.
History and Architecture
The Saint Hyacinth Basilica was founded in 1894 by Resurrectionists whose roots hail from Chicago. This has become the seat of the city’s first Polish parish, Saint Stanislaus Kostka. It has also served as a refuge for Polish immigrants in Chicago especially during the polish migration that happened during Solidarity and afterward in the 1980s.Continue reading “A Visit to St. Hyacinth Church”