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The Bells of the Church of Saints Joachim and Ann

 
 
The Bells of the Church of Saints Joachim and Ann plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 27, 2013
1. The Bells of the Church of Saints Joachim and Ann plaque
Inscription.  
Cast in 1892, these bells hung in the steeple of the Church of Mount Loretto still standing opposite them today. For many years, the children, sisters, priests and staff of the Mission of the Immaculate Virgin answered their call to prayer every quarter hour of every day.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 40° 30.679′ N, 74° 13.244′ W. Marker is in Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. Marker can be reached from Hylan Boulevard. 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. St. Elizabeth’s (a few steps from this marker); The Church of Saint Joachim – Saint Ann (a few steps from this marker); CYO Memorial Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Rev. John C. Drumgoole. (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Loving Memory of Sister Mary Ann (about 600 feet away); Mount Loretto History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mount Loretto Bluffs
The Bells of the Church of Saints Joachim and Anne image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 19, 2006
2. The Bells of the Church of Saints Joachim and Anne
The bells were removed from the steeple after the 1973 fire. Father Drumgoole's statue shares the circle.
(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 Bells of the Church of Saints Joachim and Ann. Though this and other plaques on the site refer to “Saint Ann”, the Roman Catholic Church recognizes her as “Saint Anne.”
 
Also see . . .  Old Church of St. Joachim and St. Anne. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 7, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
A bell from the Church of Saints Joachim and Anne image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 27, 2013
3. A bell from the Church of Saints Joachim and Anne
A bell from the Church of Saints Joachim and Anne image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 27, 2013
4. A bell from the Church of Saints Joachim and Anne
The Church of Saints Joachim and Anne image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 12, 2015
5. The Church of Saints Joachim and Anne
Nearby memorial plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 27, 2013
6. Nearby memorial plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 7, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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