St. Mary's Catholic Church, Monroe, MI
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N 41° 55.101 W 083° 23.819
17T E 301227 N 4643489
Quick Description: St Mary's Church is located on Monroe Street in Monroe, Michigan.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 7/6/2007 5:42:14 PM
Waymark Code: WM1TB9
This church is the immediate successor to the first church of Monroe County, St. Antoine aux Riviere Raisin (October 15, 1788), which was located two miles upriver. Construction of this church was begun in 1834. It was consecrated in 1839. The name was changed in 1845. November 28, 1889, the hundredth anniversary of the dedication of the first church was memorialized by the unveiling of the granite monument which stands in the front of the St. Mary edifice. During the pastorate of Fr. Florent Gillet, the order of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary was founded here in 1845.
--text from Monroe County Historical Marker on site
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 01/01/1839
Age of Church building determined by?: Cornerstone or plaque
If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Catholic
If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Sunday
Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: 9:30 AM
Street address of Church:
127 North Monroe Street
Monroe, MI United States
Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]
Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]
If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: Not listed
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