Miami Attractions – Churches and Temples

United States is a melting pot cultures and each distinct culture brings along their own religion. As with the other large North American cities, Miami also offers a wide variety of places of worship. About 39% of Florida’s residents attend weekly church services and Miami has more than 500 religious sites with around 28 denominations. Here’s a list with details about the numerous places to worship in the Miami area:

Catholicism

Catholicism is the dominant religion in Continental US and also in the state of Florida. It is estimated that 26% of Florida’s population is Catholic. Miami has over 50 Catholic churches and numerous Catholic schools. Florida and the Southwestern US were the first territories to be discovered by Spanish explorers and settlers in 1513. Catholics arrived before the Protestant Reformation and Catholic Reformation.

Archdiocese Of Miami
9401 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33138

Ukrainian Catholic Church Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
38 NW 57th Avenue
Miami, FL 33126

Judaism

The first record of Jews arriving to Florida was in 1763, however the Jewish population remained under 25,000 persons until the 1940s. Today with about 750,000 people identifying as Jewish, Florida is home to the third largest Jewish population in the US

 

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