Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Sainte-Marie

Our Lady of the Assumption Church
Église Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption de Sainte-Marie
Église Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption de Sainte-Marie 1.jpg
Location Martinique
Country France
DenominationRoman Catholic Church

The Our Lady of the Assumption Church[1] (French: Église Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption de Sainte-Marie)[2] It is a Catholic church in Sainte-Marie, a town in Martinique,[3] a dependency of France[4] in the Lesser Antilles.

The church is located in the French department of Martinique, in the town of Sainte-Marie in la rue du Cimetière (Cemetery Street).

The Fort of Sainte-Marie was erected in honor of the Virgin Mary and gives its name to the parish of Sainte-Marie in 1658. On January 8, 1663, the Superior Council of the island ordered the formal establishment of the parishes of Sainte-Marie, the Grande Anse and Marigot administered by the Dominicans.

See also

References

  1. ^ Église Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption de Sainte-Marie
  2. ^ "L'église Notre-Dame -de -l'Assomption de Sainte-Marie". www.martinique-decouverte.com. Archived from the original on 2016-06-10. Retrieved 2016-06-02.
  3. ^ "Les fidèles ont retrouvé leur église - Abonnement". www.martinique.franceantilles.fr. Retrieved 2016-06-02.
  4. ^ "Sainte Marie - Eglise catholique de Martinique". martinique.catholique.fr. Retrieved 2016-06-02.

Coordinates: 14°47′00″N 60°59′34″W / 14.7832°N 60.9928°W / 14.7832; -60.9928

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