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Cathedral of St Joseph

140 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105-3708
+1 860-249-8431
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Beautiful Church

We drive from Simsbury to go to mass at the cathedral every Sunday at 11. It's a gorgeous building... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Food9er
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Hartford, CT
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Major Catholic Cathedral

Beautiful-although concrete exterior- building. Exceptional stained-glass windows. Tours avail. or... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
BandLyn
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Hartford, Connecticut
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140 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105-3708
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drive from Simsbury to go to mass at the cathedral every Sunday at 11. It's a gorgeous building with the most beautiful stained glass. The various priests always give inspiring sermons. The music is beyond belief. The organist is a famous concert organist and...More

Thank Food9er
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful-although concrete exterior- building. Exceptional stained-glass windows. Tours avail. or plan on attending a mass. Substantial organ and quality music and choir.

Thank BandLyn
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Attended church at the 11:00 service, which was what I would call high Catholic (as a protestant I am always a little at sea at at Catholic service). Lots of chanting and incense, The cantor (or at least I think that what they call her)...More

Thank OldVirginiaentleman
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We have traveled many cities to photograph weddings and this is by far one of the most beautiful gems we have had the pleasure to be in. Just as grand and beautiful as St. Patrick's in NYC. The colors of the stain glass is just...More

Thank coffeeat40
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is a must see modern cathedral. Go in the day time, the stained glass windows are evocative of St. Chapelle in Paris - breathtaking!

Thank Seafoxed
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I have been to the Cathedral for many events and always find something interesting about it that I did not see or know before. A treasure of Hartford, the midnight Mass on Christmas should not be missed!

Thank Deb A
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The Cathedral is a must see for all those of faith. The stained glass windows, lovely organ and general feel is fantastic. You will come away feeling peaceful and refreshed.

Thank WeBvacations
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were lucky enough to attend Mass at the Cathedral during a recent stay. The windows alone were worth the trip. The congregation is a mix of ethnicities and races. Although the space is large, the warmth of the people fills this magnificent place, as...More

Thank kas929
Reviewed 23 August 2016

From the outside, it looks like a concrete monstrosity. The original cathedral burned to the ground, so they rebuilt using concrete to lessen the potential for a catastrophic fire. Inside, you will be greeted by an expansive interior and beautiful stained glass windows that give...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This is the largest cathedral in the state of Connecticut so if you fancy yourself an enthusiast, it's a "must see". The stained glass was designed in the 60s after a fire destroyed the original cathedral. The designs are so different and unique it's incredible....More

Thank Autumn V
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