St. Michael's Cathedral, situated in the heart of Toronto, is the principal church of Canada's largest English-speaking Catholic archdiocese.
The principal seat of the Catholic archdiocese of Toronto, St. Michael's is another 19th-century neo-Gothic structure. Built between 1845 and 1848, it originally had a plain interior design with clear-glass windows and white walls. That changed in 1850, when Armand de Charbonnel became the second Bishop of Toronto. Charbonnel was a Frenchman who lived in Montréal, and at first, he was so... more
We went to the cathedral for noon Mass on Sunday. There was a lot of scaffolding in the church due to restoration, but it was still quite beautiful, and you can get a feeling for its rich history. The Mass service was very traditional. At this particular Mass, there is a boys' choir, and many of the responses are sung... more
Unforunately it was under construction when I visited so it cannot be appreciated as it should be. It should be very nice and calm, but unfortunately the scafoldings and other construction materials don't let you get the real ambience. The service in weekdays was very nice and moving.
Located in downtown Toronto, St. Michael’s Cathedral is one of Toronto’s oldest landmarks. Built in the traditional style in the mid 1800s, it has beautiful stained glass windows, steeples and spires.
The church is renowned for the St Michael’s Boys Choir, which accompanies Saturday mass at 5 p.m. Sunday service is held at 10:30 a.m. and noon.
As the ‘mother church’ of the archdiocese of... more
This beautiful gothic-style cathedral is one of the city's most prominent landmarks.