Commonly known as St. Mary’s Church, Secunderabad, the Basilica of Our Lady of the Assumption is a minor basilica located in Secunderabad, India. On 7 November 2008, the decree designating it as a basilica was issued. On Sarojini Naidu Road in Secunderabad, the St Mary’s Basilica church is located. Along with Bishop Carew, it owes its early history to Father Daniel Murphy, St. Mary’s Church was completed in 1850. The Cathedral of the Archdiocese of Hyderabad was its oldest name. It ceased to be a cathedral, in the year 1886. A few nuns from St. Anne at Turin came here in the year 1871 and opened a school that is popular as St. Ann’s school. In the city of Secunderabad, India, St. Mary’s Church is the oldest Roman Catholic church. To the Blessed Virgin Mary, it is dedicated.