This cathedral is lovely to visit, and especially wonderful to experience during any of the Spoleto concerts held here.
One of the few churches that is open for you to view inside. It is breathtakingly beautiful. The outside is also architecturally astounding! Worth the walk to see and partake in!!
I went to Sunday evening High Mass, and was edified by the wonderful congregation. I guess Southerners may be more respectful of church services than the rest of us! Anyway, I've never seen such a devout congregation in all my travels -- and there were lots and lots of young people and young families. The cathedral is not very large... More
So, one of our group is a church junkie - loves to see them. So we decided to attend High Solemn Mass there while in Charleston. Wow. None of us had been to a Latin Mass in years, the church itself was very lovely and the overall experience was very touching and one for the senses - the organ music... More
The church is lovely. Very traditional. They had one time posted in one spot, and another some place else. I didn't see the later time till I'd sat in the pew for half an hour and figured it out. Not helpful.
Beautiful stained glass windows, artwork typical of all churches built in the time frame this was built. I do not regret going in, but would have liked the gift shop to be open to have literature of what we were looking at.
The Cathedral is stunning from the outside! You can see the steeple/spire from a long way away, and it does not disappoint once you enter the Cathedral. Very beutiful and awe inspiring.
I attended Mass here on Christmas day and it was very memorable. The organ playing was easily heard from where I was seated (middle of the church), but I did have a harder time hearing the sermon. As several other reviewers have mentioned - even if you are not Catholic or religions, the building itself is very aesthetically pleasing and... More
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