Situated at the site of a former Jesuit chapel destroyed in 1740 by fire, St. Stephen's Church Lille dates from the mid eighteenth century. Classified historic monument today, it is the work of architect Dominique Delesalle and has a mainly Baroque architectural style.
Become the new military hospital chapel in 1778, the Saint-Etienne was abandoned in 1791 before becoming an armory, then resume later its religious function. Inside, you can admire beautiful carved medallions representing the Twelve Apostles, and a pulpit made by François Rude. Listed building, the latter particularly reveals an archangel would be a draft of the Marseillaise from the Arc de Triomphe. Other works of exceptional art are also present in the building religious like a wooden sculpture representing Romanesque Our Lady of Annay, a Madonna and Child of the nineteenth or more Flemish paintings from the seventeenth century as the Wedding at Cana, Adoration of the shepherds or dying Christ surrounded by the Virgin and St. John.