The history of the "Saint-Brice" church in FRESSE-SUR-MOSELLE :
In the 10th century : The inhabitants of the commune of FRESSE-SUR-MOSELLE belonged to the parish of RAMONCHAMP, Christianity and deanery of REMIREMONT, diocese of TOUL.
When the commune of FRESSE-SUR-MOSELLE had its first church, it received a contribution from the mother church of RAMONCHAMP for its construction and development. This church was only an emergency chapel and not a temple of worship.
December 22nd 1640: Permission to celebrate devotional masses during the week.
In 1665: Faculty to administer baptisms there then in 1737: Date on which the parish became independent.
In 1741: Installation of a presbytery, its first vicar was Messire COUSERAT.
June 05, 1803: First parish priest, Father BONNABE.
The 04th December 1856: Demolition work on the old church which was falling into ruins and the construction of the present church. This one was completed, fitted out and opened for worship in 1863.
In 1863: Covering of the church then in 1880: Installation of the organ on the gallery.
In 1892: Installation of a third bell. In 1926 : Interior decoration of the church.
In 1934 : Electrification of the bells.
In 1936 : Strengthening of the disjointed stained-glass windows and installation of a double partition in cathedral glass.
In 1937 : Installation of the heating and construction of the sacristies.
In 1947 : Complete replacement of the organ.
- Conditions of visit (individuals) :
- Tour of exterior only
- Type of amenities :
- Historic monument or place to visit
- Subject of tourist venue - historic building :
- Religious architecture
- Location :
- In the country
- In a Regional Country Park
- Pets welcome :