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The Church of Saint Joachim – Saint Ann

 
 
The Church of Saint Joachim – Saint Anne plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 19, 2006
1. The Church of Saint Joachim – Saint Anne plaque
Inscription.  
The Mission of the Immaculate Conception acknowledges with prayerful gratitude the Staten Island Advance for initiating an appeal for funds, the residents of Staten Island, and all the friends of Mount Loretto for contributing to this appeal to rebuild
the Church of Saint Joachim – Saint Ann (sic)
Destroyed by fire, December 19, 1973

October 17, 1976
 
Erected 1976 by The Mission of the Immaculate Conception.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 40° 30.688′ N, 74° 13.246′ W. Marker is in Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. Marker can be reached from Mount Loretto. The marker is near the church entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6581 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island NY 10309, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Bells of the Church of Saints Joachim and Ann (a few steps from this marker); St. Elizabeth’s (within shouting distance of this marker); CYO Memorial Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Rev. John C. Drumgoole.
The Church of Saint Joachim – Saint Anne image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 12, 2015
2. The Church of Saint Joachim – Saint Anne
The original facade remained standing after the fire.
(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Loving Memory of Sister Mary Ann (about 500 feet away); Mount Loretto History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mount Loretto Bluffs (approx. half a mile away); Staten Island Civil War Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staten Island.
 
Regarding The Church of Saint Joachim – Saint Ann.
Though this and other plaques on the site refer to “Saint Ann”, the Roman Catholic Church recognizes her as “Saint Anne.”
 
Also see . . .
1. Old Church of St. Joachim and St. Anne. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 24, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Sts. Joachim and Anne. Catholic Online entry. (Submitted on August 24, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
The Church of Saint Joachim – Saint Anne image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 27, 2013
3. The Church of Saint Joachim – Saint Anne
After the fire, the facade was stabilized and the much smaller church was built.
The Church of Saint Joachim – Saint Anne image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 1961
4. The Church of Saint Joachim – Saint Anne
Partial view of the original church.
The Church of Saint Joachim – Saint Anne's star turn image. Click for full size.
By Scouting NY, unknown
5. The Church of Saint Joachim – Saint Anne's star turn
The Corleone baptism scene in The Godfather.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 24, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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