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Saint Ninian Cathedral

Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2L8, Canada
+1 902-863-2338
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I was attracted to this cathedral. It stood out! It stood tall. It had three entrances, through... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Robby G C
Toronto, Canada
Murals being lovingly restored...

I was taken back by the beauty and immense size of this cathedral in a small town setting! I was... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Anna M
Encinitas, California
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“old church” (3 reviews)
“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2L8, Canada
+1 902-863-2338
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

I was attracted to this cathedral. It stood out! It stood tall. It had three entrances, through wooden doors. The cathedral were made of bricks. I went inside during communion. Every seat wastaken. Wow! They had wooden benches and their favorite color is green. On...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I was taken back by the beauty and immense size of this cathedral in a small town setting! I was also pleased with the restoration of the murals and frescoes taking place. I read the oil based paint originally applied was painted over with latex...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We visited this beautiful cathedral after we moved our daughter to St. Fx. University. It is right across the road from her residence. It is a beautifully kept church and I took several photos.

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We attended a wedding here this weekend . This church was breath taking inside ! There is a lot of history here . The church has a large capacity and the acoustics were good. Bathroom facilities are available . Only negative was the extreme heat...More

Thank BarryStrongman
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I just love churches for the architecture, décor, history, etc. This one did not disappoint. It is right downtown Antigonish on the college campus. Very easy to find.

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Most of the weddings/funerals/parties that are held here are done by volunteers and done very well. I would book with them for sure.

Thank veronicanovak07
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We explored Xavier and went into the cathedral. It was unexpectedly beautiful inside - beautiful architecture and windows. We had the plac eto ourselves. Would love to go to service there.

Thank beentheretooo
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Lovely church on the St. Francis Xavier campus. Decorated with great swags of tartans for a wedding while we were there - beautiful

Thank retinott
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Really enjoyed all the tartans displayed in the cathedral--a different one on each column, draped on the lecterns, atop the piano.

Thank conundrum2016
Reviewed 25 July 2016

,,,Beautiful old church. ,,very lovely easy ascessible,.lots of parking ,the 430 pm mass has a huge turnout

Thank debbielewis314
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