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St Raphael's Church Ruins. This large stone church served a congregation of Gaelic-speaking Catholic Highlanders who had settled in the easternmost county of Upper Canada in A.D. 1786. For a time St …More
St Raphael's Church Ruins.

This large stone church served a congregation of Gaelic-speaking Catholic Highlanders who had settled in the easternmost county of Upper Canada in A.D. 1786. For a time St Raphael’s function as the administrative centre of the Roman Catholic Church in Upper Canada and today is recognized as the founding church for the Anglophone Catholics of the province.

In A.D. 1970 a fire destroyed St Raphael's roof, it's 1830's tower and all of its interior decorations.