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“A place to encounter God”

Old St. Mary's Church
Ranked #32 of 144 things to do in Detroit
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

When you arrive at St. Mary's, the first thing you notice is the architecture. Once inside, the grottos on each side of the entrances stand out: To the left is the grotto depicting Christ's agony in the garden of Gethsemane, on the right are the Baptismal Grotto, depicting Christ's baptism in the Jordan River, and the Lourdes grotto, depicting the Marian apparition at Lourdes, France. The main altar is flanked by the St. Anthony altar on the left and the Sacred Heart altar on the right. Mass is offered at 12:15PM Monday-Saturday, with Vigil Mass (Sunday readings) at 5:30 PM Saturday, and three Masses on Sunday: 8:30 AM, 10:00 AM (Latin Mass) and 12 Noon. If you are here for Mass, for a wedding or just to say a prayer, your faith will be enriched.

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Reviewed September 29, 2016

We loved visiting this beautiful old church and learning about their active congregation. We called ahead for a tour and learned so much from their historian. It was a very moving experience for all of us.

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Reviewed September 13, 2016

Went into the church after mass on Sunday... it is beautiful and there is so much to see. the stained glass windows are amazing.

Thank Georgia S
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

I've visited many of Europes great cathedrals and Old St Mary's church is right up there with them as far as beauty is concerned. Make t a point to visit the next time you are in Greektown.

Thank Sharon W
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Reviewed September 9, 2016

This is such a gem and free at that! Anytime there's not a service taking place, you're welcome to stroll in, just be respectful.

Thank Jill E
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