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Known as the "Apostle of the Indies" and the "Apostle of Japan” for his missionary work in Asia, the legacy of St. Francis Xavier reached across the Atlantic Ocean to the West Indies, where this cathedral was built in his honor in Nassau. As the oldest Roman Catholic Church in the Bahamas, it is a monument as well as a living hub for its congregation.

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St. Francis Xavier Cathedral

Known as the "Apostle of the Indies" and the "Apostle of Japan” for his missionary work in Asia, the legacy of St. Francis Xavier reached across the Atlantic Ocean to the West Indies, where this cathedral was built in his honor in Nassau. As the oldest Roman Catholic Church in the Bahamas, it is a monument as well as a living hub for its congregation.