On the morning of September 12, 1953, Jacqueline Lee Bouvier and John F. Kennedy were married in St. Mary’s Parish located here in Newport.
The Parish was designated a Historic Shrine on November 24, 1968. It is a beautiful church and if you find yourself in Newport you should stop by and take a peek inside.
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St. Mary's Parish was established April 8, 1828. It is the oldest Catholic Parish in Rhode Island. The Church is very Gothic looking and has an impressive side steeple.