It is a massive, towering brick structure, set in the heart of downtown Rockville Centre. St. Agnes Cathedral — Long Island’s only Roman Catholic Cathedral — was constructed in 1937. [The year I was born!] Twenty years later, it became the seat of the newly created Diocese of Rockville Centre, and for the past 60 years it has served as a center of spirituality for the Island’s Catholic community in Nassau and Suffolk counties.
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