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Holy Name Cathedral

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Address: 735 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60611
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+1 312-787-8040
06:30 - 19:00
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😊A Hallelujah Haven is Holy Name Cathedral!!😢

This most famous of American Catholic Cathedrals deserves all the accolades it receives and more. Whether you are religious or secular, Holy Name Cathedral exudes love, joy and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This most famous of American Catholic Cathedrals deserves all the accolades it receives and more. Whether you are religious or secular, Holy Name Cathedral exudes love, joy and peace from the exterior to the interior. I love the services, and the quiet time when few people are present. Whether you have come for sightseeing, for service, or serious reflection, you... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While in Chicago recently we had a chance to attend Sunday Mass at Holy Name Cathedral. It was an awesome experience. The music was outstanding and the organ was wonderful. The celebrant gave an inspiring homily and the congregation was friendly.

Thank ADolores
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Down the center aisle, out the main door and around the block for 3 hours. Wonderful tribute to a Chicago Entrepreneur, Business owner, and Notre Dame Alumni.

Thank Daviddbpr
Grand Rapids, Michigan
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Prayerful. Mass was well attended and participation was encouraged. The priest was quick and mass was prompt.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I try to visit cathedrals in most cities that I visit. Holy Name doesn't disappoint - it's absolutely beautiful! There's a lot of interesting history, as well as gorgeous architecture and furnishings. Pope John Paul II became the first Pontiff to visit Holy Name Cathedral in October 1979 for a prayer service with Chicago's bishops and as well as a... More 

Thank bayou babe
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were blown away by the magnificent beauty of the cathedral. If Heaven has a Cathedral, it must look like this! It's free to walk in quietly and take amazing pictures of this architectural wonder.

Thank Paula S
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Incredible wooden arch architecture on the ceilings. Very intricate and beautiful. I walked in just for a look and it was so peaceful and serene that I ended up staying for Lenten mass.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Visited for Sunday morning Mass, greeted by an excellent professional choir (my wife and I are both singers, and very fussy regarding church music). The choir shared traditional Catholic music (real traditional stuff from centuries ago), along with a contemporary hymn, and some new compositions. Add to that a no-frills Catholic liturgy with good preaching, and we felt very blessed... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

One of the most beautiful cathedrals I have been in in the US.. Recent;y done over due to a fire several years ago.. Just spectacular

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Went to Sun 11am Mass. The cathedral is beautiful. An interesting mix of typical cathedral + some modern (alter, tabernacle and crucifix). Music was traditional hymns (pipe organ+ choir).

Thank Bryan H

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