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    Notre Dame D’Haiti Catholic Church

    The Notre Dame D'Haiti Catholic Church was originally a small mission that began at Miami’s St Mary's Cathedral, where the Haitian community used to celebrate Mass. However, in 1980, when the Haitian refugees began to migrate to Miami, Florida, the mission expanded to meet the people's social and religious needs. It was in light of this, that the late Emeritus Archbishop of Miami, Edward McArthy decided to move the mission from St Mary's Cathedral to what was then, Notre Dame Academy for Girls. Since then, the mission has carried the name of Notre Dame D'Haiti Church, for Our Lady of Perpetual Help who is the patroness of Haiti.