RESTORING A LANDMARK
TO LAST THROUGH THE AGES
Founded in 543 AD by Childebert, the son of Clovis, this iconic edifice is the oldest church in Paris. A magnificent repository of architectural and artistic treasures, an ancient and enduring center of high intellectual attainment, the home for more than 400 years of Europe’s leading Benedictine order, the church at Saint Germain des Prés has stood watch for nearly fifteen centuries over the tumultuous history of the City of Paris.
Today it is in serious need of restoration and preservation.
A recognized 501(c)(3) charity based in Maryland, American Friends for the Preservation of Saint Gemain des Prés has been working since 2013 to raise funds in the United States and around the world for renovation works now moving forward at the church.
Please help us to ensure the next fifteen centuries of Paris’s most beautiful church by giving today.
Carol M. Donohue, Foundation Administrator
American Friends for the Preservation of Saint Germain des Prés Inc.