Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel Basilica St. Michael

Loretto, Pennsylvania

Founded 1799

Father Demetrius Gallitzin founded the parish of St. Michael, whose first two churches were built during his lifetime. The fourth church is the present structure. It was built in 1900 with funding from Loretto native and US Steel Corporation president, Charles Schwab.

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Basilica of St. Michael