Corpus Christi Catholic Church

This church, located at the NE corner South & Prairie Streets, was constructed in 1884 in the Victorian Gothic style of architecture. Reverend Joseph Costa was the first parish priest was credited for the design. Inside, the body of a third century Christian martyr, St. Crescent, lies enclosed in a glass case. The body was taken from Rome in 1838 and given to Father Costa. Only 10 Catholic churches in the United States have such a relic.

  • Address: 273 S Prairie St Galesburg, IL 61401
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