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St. Michael's Cathedral

St. Michael's Cathedral is the Roman Catholic cathedral of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, one of the oldest churches in the city. Located on Church Street, St. Michael's was built by William Thomas from 1845-1848. Download high resolution version (592x896, 88 KB)St. ... Download high resolution version (592x896, 88 KB)St. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... A cathedral is a Christian church building, specifically of a denomination with an episcopal hierarchy, such as the Anglican, Catholic and some Lutheran churches, which serves as the central church of a diocese, and thus as a bishops seat. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English (French has some legal status) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total)  Ranked... William Thomas (c. ...


On May 8, 1845, Bishop Power laid the cathedral's cornerstone, and dedicated his cathedral and city to St. Michael. In the cornerstone, some fragments of a stone pillar of the old Norman York Minster Cathedral in England and some small pieces of the oak roof of that same cathedral were sealed. St. Michael's is a 19th century interpretation of the Minster's 14th century English Gothic style. The connection with York Minster is appropriate, since Toronto's English name had been York. May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years). ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Michael Power (October 17, 1804 – October 1, 1847) was the first Roman Catholic Bishop of Toronto. ... Guido Renis archangel Michael (in the Capuchin church of Sta. ... Norman may refer to: the Normans, the Norman people. ... York Minster Close The southwest tower of York Minster Inside York Minster The interior of the tower York Minster is an imposing Gothic cathedral in York, northern England. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location (dark green) within the British Isles Languages None official English de facto Capital None official London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... This 14th-century statue from south India depicts the gods Shiva (on the left) and Uma (on the right). ...


The cathedral is home to Canada's largest English Catholic diocese. The current archbishop is Aloysius Matthew Cardinal Ambrozic. Aloysius Matthew Cardinal Ambrozic (born January 27, 1930) is a Roman Catholic cardinal and Archbishop of Toronto. ...


The cathedral is served by the world-famous St. Michael's Choir School, located next-door. Choirs from the school sing every Saturday and Sunday during the school year. One of the buildings that houses St. ...


See also

One of the buildings that houses St. ... This is a list of the Roman Catholic Archbishops of Toronto. ... This is a list of cathedrals in Canada, that is, seats of bishops in episcopal denominations, such as Catholicism, Anglicanism, and Eastern Orthodoxy). ...

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  • Official website
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Sports: Air Canada Centre | Maple Leaf Gardens | Ricoh Coliseum | Rogers Centre | Varsity Arena For the legal term denoting a ruling or law of great import, see landmark case For the former Las Vegas hotel and casino, see The Landmark Hotel and Casino. ... Image File history File links Toronto_Flag. ... The main entrance to the AGO The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is an art museum on the eastern edge of Torontos downtown Chinatown district, on Dundas Street West between McCaul Street and Beverley Street. ... The Canadian Broadcasting Centre The Canadian Broadcasting Centre is the broadcast headquarters of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporations television and radio services. ... Casa Loma Casa Loma, meaning House on the Hill is a Toronto tourist attraction. ... The CHUM-City Building The CHUM-City Building is the headquarters of CHUM Limited, a Canadian media corporation. ... The CN Tower is the tallest free-standing structure on land in the world, at 553. ... Dundas Square L.E.D. pixelboard showing The Heart of the City on Dundas Square logo. ... Looking East from the CNE Ferris Wheel (National Trade Centre at left, Automotive Building at right). ... A blockhouse at Fort York in 2004 Fort York is an historic site of military fortifications and related buildings on the west side of downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Harbourfront Centre The Harbourfront Centre is a key cultural facility on Toronto, Ontarios waterfront, situated at 235 Queens Quay West. ... The Hockey Hall of Fame in a former bank building The Stanley Cup on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The Hockey Hall of Fame, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, celebrates the history of ice hockey, with exhibits featuring memorabilia and NHL trophies (including the Stanley Cup) along with... Kensington market in downtown Toronto Kensington Market is one of the most famous neighbourhoods in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Skating rink in Nathan Phillips Square. ... Ontario Place is an agency of the Government of Ontario, an entertainment attraction, located approximately 4 km west of downtown Toronto on the shore of Lake Ontario, just south of Exhibition Place. ... Ontario Science Centre (OSC) is a science museum in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, near the Don Valley Parkway about 11 km northeast of downtown on Don Mills Road just south of Eglinton Avenue East. ... PATH is a 27 kilometre long network of pedestrian tunnels beneath the office towers of downtown Toronto, Canada. ... Queens Park is an historic green space in central Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Southern facade of R.C. Harris Filtration Plant. ... The mosaic ceiling of the rotunda entrance to the museum. ... St. ... St. ... St. ... Toronto City Hall The City Hall of Toronto, Ontario, Canada is one of the most distinctive landmarks of the city. ... Toronto Islands as seen from CN Tower The Toronto Islands are a chain of small islands providing a shallow natural harbour for the City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Toronto Pearson International Airport, or Toronto/Lester B. Pearson International Airport (IATA: YYZ, ICAO: CYYZ), straddling Mississaugas northeastern boundary with neighbouring Toronto, is Canadas busiest airport and part of the National Airports System. ... The Toronto Zoo is a zoo located in the northeastern part of Toronto, Ontario. ... Union Station is a major railway, subway, and streetcar station at 65 Front Street West between Bay Street and York Street in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Categories: Stub | Cooperatives ... The Air Canada Centre is an arena at 40 Bay Street, in downtown Toronto, Ontario. ... Maple Leaf Gardens before gametime Maple Leaf Gardens is an indoor arena in Toronto, Ontario, on the northwest corner of Carlton Street and Church Street. ... Ricoh Coliseum is an arena at Exhibition Place in downtown Toronto, Ontario. ... Rogers Centre, formerly known as (and often still called) SkyDome,1 is a multi-purpose stadium in Toronto, Ontario, situated next to the CN Tower near the shores of Lake Ontario. ... Varsity Arena is an arena in Toronto, Ontario. ...


Performing arts: Bathurst Street Theatre | Canon Theatre | Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres | Four Seasons Centre | Hummingbird Centre | Massey Hall | Princess of Wales Theatre | Royal Alexandra Theatre | Roy Thomson Hall Bathurst Street Theatre, 736 Bathurst Street, Toronto. ... The Canon Theatre is one of Torontos live entertainment venues. ... The entrance to the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres Interior of Winter Garden Theatre The Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres are a pair of stacked theatres in Toronto, Canada. ... The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts is the future home for both the Canadian Opera Company and the National Ballet of Canada. ... The Hummingbird Centre The Hummingbird Centre is a major performing arts venue in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Inside Massey Hall in 1945. ... The Princess of Wales Theatre is a 2000-seat theatre located at 300 King Street West in the heart of Torontos Entertainment District. ... The Royal Alexandra theatre The Royal Alexandra Theatre is a theatre in Toronto, Ontario Canada. ... Roy Thomson Hall Roy Thomson Hall is a concert hall in Toronto, Canada. ...


 
 

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