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Old St. Mary's Church

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Address: 646 Monroe Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226
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Inspiring

Almost an overwhelming presence is felt just as I walked into the main foyer. Once you take it all in, it is very relaxing, comforting and peacefull. Perfect place to come, sit... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2012
Jim M
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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2012

Almost an overwhelming presence is felt just as I walked into the main foyer. Once you take it all in, it is very relaxing, comforting and peacefull. Perfect place to come, sit, contemplae, think and pray.

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Windsor,Ontario,
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
Reviewed July 7, 2012

This is a Church which allows you the privacy of thought--a place to dwell upon memories and to allow oneself the luxury of of introspective recall--of times past, of loves lost of family missed--a lovely oasis in a City so overburdened by its own past.

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed June 16, 2012

Very inspiring, lovely church : ) Visit there and you will be thrilled.

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed May 14, 2012

Beautiful church, open to everyone, they have daily masses at lunchtime.

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Livonia, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 24, 2012

Went with my daughter on a fieldtrip, it is very historic and educational.

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milford, michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed April 23, 2012

This is a beautiful, historical Catholic Church. Set in the middle of Greek Town, anyone can attend mass here. I have been fortunate enough to be a part of baptism's, Christmas Midnight Masses and of course many standard Saurday or Sunday masses. St. Mary's is a piece of Detroit History and definitely worth a visit to see the amazing architecture... More 

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Clinton Twp., MI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2012

A church that actually looks and FEELS like a church. Unfortunately often locked and check ahead to see when it is open to visitors.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed October 9, 2005

This building, at the end of the Greektown block, has an attractive brick exterior and a very impressive interior. Not easily described, but worth seeing. 646 Monroe Ave, Detroit, MI 48226

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