St. Raphael’s

30 Jul

A quick follow-up to audioboo-ography 4.
Ruins of St. Raphael's

St Raphael’s is situated in the former Charlottenburgh Township, now South Glengarry on the seventh concession back from the St Lawrence River. Commenced by Alexander Macdonell, vicar general and future Roman Catholic Bishop of Upper Canada, this large stone church served a congregation of Gaelic- speaking Catholic Highlanders who had settled in the easternmost county of Upper Canada in 1786. – St. Raphael’s Ruins – About

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