St. Philomenas Cathedral is a Catholic church this is the cathedral of the Diocese of Mysore, India. The full call is the Cathedral of St. Joseph and St. Philomena. It is likewise referred to as St. Joseph's Cathedral. It was constructed in 1936 the usage of a Neo Gothic style and its structure turned into stimulated by using the Cologne Cathedral in Germany. This is one of the tallest churches in Asia. A church at the identical vicinity turned into constructed in 1843 by Maharaja Mummadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar.
An inscription which turned into there at the time of laying the muse of the prevailing church in 1933 states: "In the name of that only God - the ordinary Lord who creates, protects, and reigns over the universe of Light, the mundane global and the assemblage of all created lives - this church is built 1843 years after the incarnation of Jesus Christ, the Enlightenment of the World, as man". In 1926, Sir T. Thumboo Chetty who turned into the Huzur Secretary to the Maharaja of Mysore, Nalvadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar acquired a relic of the Saint from Peter Pisani, Apostolic Delegate of the East Indies.
This relic was handed over to Father Cochet who approached the king to help him in constructing a church in honour of St. Philomena. The Maharaja of Mysore laid the muse stone of the church on 28 October 1933. In his speech on the day of the inauguration, he stated: "The new church will be strongly and securely built upon a double basis — Divine compassion and the eager gratitude of men.