Saint Mary's the Hidden Gem, Manchester

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  • Just a lovely place , we spoke to the young man playing the organ , and gazed at the stain glass windows , we watched the lady cleaning with pride , and understood , this could just be an old building...  more »
  • Tucked away among businesses and restaurants, this Roman Catholic Church was,"founded in 1794 in the centre of what was then, the poorest quarter of Manchester. It is now thought to be the oldest post...  more »
  • The Church was founded in 1794 and is considered one of the oldest post-Reformation Churches in an English Town. It is quite unassuming from the outside but the interior is beautiful and original. It ...  more »
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  • I'm not a chatholic i go to salvation army but Love this little church it is so peaceful from the hustle and bustle outside could stay there for hours. A friend of mine that was born in Manchester but was sent to live in Thornton Cleveleys when he was a young boy took me there years ago, i always like to try and pop in and light 4 candles 1 each for my Dad,Mum 1 for my friend since he died and 1 for another friend. God Bless. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป
  • I visited the Hidden Gem many years ago when I worked in Manchester and before I was married. What a wonderful spiritual experience.
  • I was invited to light a candle in St Mary's during my visit to the Christmas Markets last night. I was directed to this hidden gem by a lovely gentleman with a lantern, who explained the history of the church before leaving me in peace to light a candle and say a prayer for a loved one. The interior is absolutely beautiful with a lovely calm atmosphere, we'll worth looking for on a trip to Manchester. I wish I could have stayed longer......
  • Always a wonderful peaceful experience to be there
  • A lovely old church in the heart of Manchester.

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