Our Lady of Chaldeans Cathedral (Southfield, Michigan)

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Our Lady of Chaldeans Cathedral
Our Lady of Chaldeans Cathedral (Southfield, Michigan) is located in Michigan
Our Lady of Chaldeans Cathedral (Southfield, Michigan)
42°28′34.34″N 83°16′47.56″W / 42.4762056°N 83.2798778°W / 42.4762056; -83.2798778
Location 25585 Berg Rd.
Southfield, Michigan
Country United States
Denomination Chaldean Catholic Church
History
Founded 1948
Architecture
Style Byzantine Revival
Completed 1980
Specifications
Number of domes One
Administration
Diocese Eparchy of St. Thomas the Apostle of Detroit
Clergy
Bishop(s) Most Rev. Ibrahim Namo Ibrahim
Rector Rev. Manuel Yousif Boji

Our Lady of Chaldeans Cathedral is a Chaldean Catholic cathedral located in Southfield, Michigan, United States. It is the seat for the Eparchy of St. Thomas the Apostle of Detroit.

History[edit]

The first Chaldean and Assyrian people to immigrate to the United States arrived at the end of nineteenth century. Although small in number they were spread across the country by the middle of the twentieth century.[1] Mother of God Church was established in Southfield in 1948.[2] The present church building was completed in 1980 in the Byzantine Revival style.[3] It became a cathedral when the Eparchy of St. Thomas the Apostle of Detroit was established in 1982.[2][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chaldeans And Assyrians In The United States". Catholic Diocese of St. Peter the Apostle for Chaldean and Assyrian Catholics. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  2. ^ a b Bonior, David E. "Tribute To The 50Th Anniversary Of Our Lady Of Chaldeans Cathedral, Mother Of God Church". capitolwords.org. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  3. ^ "Mother Of God Church". chaldean.org. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  4. ^ "Our Lady of Chaldeans Cathedral". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 2014-01-14.