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St. Mary’s Church

St. Mary’s Church

ADDRESS
228 E Jefferson St

Saint Mary’s Parish of Iowa City is a Eucharistic community located in Iowa City’s Northside neighborhood. The church was built in 1840 and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Flannery O’Connor: St. Mary’s Church

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Flannery O’Connor’s home away from home did not turn out to be the Currier house. […] Instead she found the antidote for her homesickness two blocks away at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, on East Jefferson Street.

Gooch, Brad. Flannery: A Life of Flannery O’Connor. New York: Back Bay, 2010. Print.