San Felipe de Neri Church - Albuquerque NM
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
N 35° 05.786 W 106° 40.201
13S E 347779 N 3885012
Quick Description: This Old Church is San Felipe de Neri Church, located in Old Town in Albuquerque NM. The present church building was constructed in 1793.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 1/11/2008 8:58:26 AM
Waymark Code: WM2YHZ
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 104

Long Description:
This church, in the shape of a cross, was constructed of adobe; the walls are 5 feet thick.
A two-story convent was built on the west side of the church in 1881. Sisters of Charity, who staffed the parish school, occupied the convent until the late 1970s. In 1890, the Jesuits built a portico around the inner courtyard, a second story to the rectory, a 30-foot porch, a decorated gable above the front door, and a "widow's walk" on the pitched roof.
Except for its tin ceiling, brick floor, and south entrance, today's church is the same structure as in 1793. In 1995-96, the roof of the rectory was restored to the original look given by the Jesuits in 1890. The new pitched tin roof has a decorative gable above the front door and a "widow's walk."

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 7am
Thursday 7am Communion Service
Friday 7am
Saturday 5:30pm
Sunday 7am, 8:30am(in Spansh) & 10:15am

Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 01/01/1793

Age of Church building determined by?: Church website

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Catholic

Street address of Church:
N Plaza St NW
Old Town Plaza
Albuquerque, NM 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

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Not listed

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: Not Listed

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