St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Parish, founded in 1834, serves as the only Roman Catholic Parish in Hancock County. Comprised of over 3,200 families, St. Michael is the home of a PreK-8th Grade Parish School, averaging 500 students and a mission of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist with a convent completed in the summer of 2020. The cornerstone of the Downtown Church was laid 1866 and our Main Campus Church was dedicated in 2003.
"We, the people of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Parish, are called to be a Spirit-filled pilgrim people who build and proclaim God's Kingdom"
Parish Mission Statement