The Cathedral of Saint Mary is the seat of the Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miami
. The cathedral is named for Mary, mother of Jesus, and is located at 7525 N.W. 2nd Ave., Miami, Florida
. Archbishop Thomas Gerard Wenski serves as the Cathedral's pastor.
In August 1929, under the title of The Little River
Mission Club, fourteen men and women met in a store on Northeast 79th Street near 2nd Avenue to form a new parish. Bishop Patrick Barry of St. Augustine
Diocese (1922-1940) stated they would need one hundred Catholic families for a new parish. Final funeral services for Jackie Gleason were held at St. Mary's Cathedral in 1987.