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Old St. Mary's Church

646 Monroe St, Detroit, MI 48226-2935
+1 313-961-8711
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Mass Mob Service

I attended a service with approximately 1,200+ of my closest friends. It is a beautifully calming... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2015
Metro Detroit
Place to Pray

VIsit St Mary's for the architecture and stay for the prayful atmosphere. I have visited this... read more

Reviewed December 18, 2014
Brownstown Township, Michigan
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“pipe organ” (2 reviews)
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646 Monroe St, Detroit, MI 48226-2935
+1 313-961-8711
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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.

2  Thank wendylynn1999
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.

5  Thank LovesNYC1951
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,...More

3  Thank Brian K
Reviewed December 8, 2014

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

4  Thank roadtripblondie
Reviewed November 20, 2014

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

1  Thank BobbyV52
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.

3  Thank Daniel B
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.

3  Thank Rich_Jenni
Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

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!

2  Thank rickic429
Reviewed September 13, 2014

For close to 200 years, Roman Catholics have worshipped here. Rebuilt after a fire in the 1880s and restored again in 1984, this is one of the most beautiful, most respectful religious icons in America.

1  Thank GerryC1234
Reviewed September 5, 2014

It is a n awesome experience to experience the historical churches the formed the foundations for Detroit families, businesses, and and values. Lovely church and history!

1  Thank LoulouMichigan
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