Our First One Hundred Years

The Parish.of St. Mary’s was founded by Archbishop Dennis Joseph Dougherty (later Dennis Cardinal Dougherty) of the Philadelphia Archdiocese in 1919 to meet the needs of students at Keystone State Normal School (now Kutztown University).

Dennis Cardinal Dougherty, at left. Kutztown, circa 1919, right.

You can view St. Mary’s 100 year history here.