Springfield News-Leader Article World’s Smallest Cathedral

A wonderful article about the Cathedral of the Prince of Peace and our attempt to preserve it was written by Linda Leicht in the Springfield News-Leader.

Highlandville — When Bishop Karl Pruter entrusted the tiny Cathedral of the Prince of Peace to the Rev. Brian Brown last year, the young bishop promised to care for the building and the ministry.

Brown now hopes to secure the future of the “World’s Smallest Cathedral” by raising the funds to purchase the 238-square-foot building and the adjoining house, the former rectory where Pruter, who died in November, had lived.

In 1983, Pruter consecrated the cathedral, recognized for its diminutive size by Guinness World Records. Patterning it after the small roadside chapels Pruter had …

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