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Old St. Mary's Church

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Address: 646 Monroe Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226
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Amazing historic church

Classic, beautiful, timeless. Amazing location at the foot of the Ambassador Bridge, so much history.

Reviewed August 10, 2015
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Reviewed August 10, 2015

Classic, beautiful, timeless. Amazing location at the foot of the Ambassador Bridge, so much history.

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Reviewed August 3, 2015

The first we went to see it, it was after 4pm, on weekday and close. So we went back next day. The church is in Greek town but it is a catholic church and walking distance from casino, restaurants and parking is $5. Mass on weekday is at 12:15pm and it is opened 11am to 2pm on weekdays. Week ends... More 

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Reviewed June 19, 2015

On our last visit to Detroit, we were lucky to have the time to visit Greektown and stopped in at St. Mary's Church. This church is absolutely beautiful. From the stained glass to the statues and the architecture. You will be glad you stopped in. Make sure you leave a donation for the church.

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Armada, Michigan
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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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Reviewed March 19, 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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Reviewed March 18, 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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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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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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Reviewed December 8, 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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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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