Story of Bloody Monday

Bloody Monday was the name give the election riots of August 6, 1855, in Louisville, Kentucky.  These riots grew out of the bitter rivalry between the Democrats and supporters of the Know-Nothing Party.  Rumors were started that foreigners and Catholics had interfered with the process of voting.  Fighting ensued and the Cathedral and other churches were searched for ammunition and men.  At the end of the day, twenty-two persons were killed, scores were injured and much property was destroyed by fire.

Four Paintings Coronation Window Ambo and Cathedra Ceiling Fresco Nave Stations of the Cross Ambo and Cathedra Altar Vaulted Ceiling Nave Bapistry Ambry, Candle, Statue Organ and Choir Loft Bell Tower Cathedral