The Holy Ghost Cathedral or just Mombasa Cathedral is the primary location of Catholic worship within the city of Mombasa, Kenya, and the seat of the Bishop of the Archdiocese of Mombasa. The first "Catholic project" of Mombasa turned into founded in 1889 via Father Alexander le Roy, a Missionary of the Holy Spirit.
The house and the chapel of the primary missionaries were in Ndia Kuu the historic town of Mombasa, however in 1895 the residing conditions had grow to be unbearable, and it changed into necessary to build a bigger building. In January 1898 he sold 5 acres in what's referred to as 'Makadara' place, where today is the cathedral. On Easter Sunday 1898 the church became finished, however inside the early 20th century, the building changed into already insufficient to house the number of the devoted increasingly developing. Thus in 1919 plans had been made to construct a new church in Mombasa and in 1923 the church was completed.