Thursday, January 02, 2014

Our Lady Queen of Apostles

Our Lady Queen of Apostles is located at 3851 Prescott, on Conant and near Caniff, in northeastern Hamtramck. Daily Mass, in Polish, is held at 8:30am every weekday except for Tuesdays. The parish was established in 1917 and the current church built in 1950 by a largely Polish congregation and it remains so today.

Saturday Mass is at 5:30pm, in English, while Sunday Masses are 8:00am (English) and 9:30am (Polish). Fr. Janusz Iwan serves as pastor of OLQA as well as St. Hyacinth in Detroit.

Large archways are found throughout the church: along the sides aisles, in front of the ambulatory, and arches cap most of the windows

Nearly all of the windows are tall and thin.  The ones at the top of the nave are clear, while those at the bottom of the walls consist mostly of dark blue, purple, and red stained-glass.

Both the main altar and the Blessed Mother side altar are beautifully decorated for the Christmas season.

The apse appropriately features the Blessed Mother surrounded by the apostles.

An interesting motif covers the ceiling.

More information, check out the bulletin archive and the blog of Creative Gene.
More photos of the church: AOD Film Services and Flickr
Photos of Memorial Mass for JP2: Flickr
Photos of former pastor's 25th Anniversary: here and here


Tom said...

does anyone have a list of the Pastors that were at Q of A?

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