The cathedral was consecrated on the 23rd July 1929 by Pope Pius XIs special envoy, Cardinal van Rossum.
The Church is dedicated to Jesus Christ, eternal God and King and bears the name CHRIST THE KING in honour of Christs Lordship of the Universe. This feast was established by Pope Pius XI in 1925. The church is under the protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary Mother of God, Saint Joseph, Saint Thorlac and Jón Ögmundarson.
The three bells are dedicated to Christ the King, Our Lady and Saint Joseph.
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