in 1860, this Catholic Church is situated in the Civil lines of Gorakhpur.
Blessed and opened by Bishop Hartmann and dedicated to St. Joseph.
This church was built by. Fr. Raphael of Livorno. It is the fifth oldest Catholic church in U.P. The others being at Allahabad (1845), Ghazipur (now no more), Chunar (1848) and Varanasi (1851). This church was set up at the demand of Catholic troops stationed at Gorakhpur during 1850's.