Who built St Annes church?
St Anne’s Church was designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor in the English Baroque style. It was completed in 1730 and consecrated in 1733. The church is built of Portland stone and the western tower was used as a ‘sea-mark’ for naval purposes. The interior was restored by Philip Hardwick following a serious fire in 1851.
What is the oldest church in America?
Originally built around 1610, it is often referred to as the oldest church in the United States (excluding Puerto Rico), though it is likely that little of the original structure is still present.
San Miguel Mission.
|San Miguel Archángel|
|The front exterior to the Chapel of San Miguel|
Who were the first Catholics in Michigan?
The beginnings of the Catholic Church in Michigan date from the 17th century. In the fall of 1641 the French Jesuits Charles Raymbaut and Isaac Jogues visited the Chippewa Indians in the area later called Sault Sainte Marie in northern Michigan.