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Old St. Mary's Church

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Address: 646 Monroe Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226
Phone Number: 313-961-8711
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Catholic Church

This is one if not the First Catholic Churches Built in Detroit. It's a Grand Structure inside and out. Right next door to theGreek Town Casino.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Armada, Michigan
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Armada, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This is one if not the First Catholic Churches Built in Detroit. It's a Grand Structure inside and out. Right next door to theGreek Town Casino.

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Canton
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This church is amazingly beautiful and right in Greek Town. I love the architecture as well as the colors of the church. The organ is HUGE and sounds FANTASTIC! I enjoyed going to mass here as well. I love the traditional way parishioners receive communion as well (kneeling).

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Metro Detroit
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I attended a service with approximately 1,200+ of my closest friends. It is a beautifully calming interior with a working pipe organ. It's a shame only 100 people on average attend service here.

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Brownstown Township, Michigan
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34 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

VIsit St Mary's for the architecture and stay for the prayful atmosphere. I have visited this house of worship many times. It is one of the most peaceful, prayerful places I have ever experienced. My stress melts away when I enter the doors.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Was here for a wedding and what a beautiful church this is. Amazing stained glass, paintings, statues and details. The location is within easy walking distance of Greektown so it would be worth stopping in if you are in the area. Still in great shape, you can tell that it has been well maintained. Great stop.

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michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Attending mass at Old St. Mary's is a traditional, reverent experience. One of the most beautiful churches in Detroit.

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

One of the oldest catholic churches in Detroit. Very nicely maintained and close to Greektown and the restaurants.

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Stevensville, Maryland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This church is amazing, even for a non-catholic like our family. Not only the church's interior is gorgeous, the church itself has an amazing history over 200 years with 2 restorations. Needless to say, this is the most prominent Catholic church around.

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Dryden, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We went to this church for a friends wedding and it was absolutely gorgeous! The noise inside the church was perfect, when we exited, there were loud cars being worked on/engines being revved.

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ST. George, Utah
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We aren't Catholic, but heard it was amazing and found a Priest that was nice enough to let us inside! The architecture is amazing!

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