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Address: 434 Church Ave, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1800
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Built in 1889 and modeled after a cathedral church in Germany, this...

Built in 1889 and modeled after a cathedral church in Germany, this magnificent Gothic structure features many interesting architectural details and is still an operating church that serves the Catholic community of Bowling Green.

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A Europian church in Kentucky.

When ever I have visitors who have traveled in Europe I take them to visit St. Joseph's . They are amazed seeing this beautiful church . It's truly a work of art and beautifully... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 January 2017
Glenn L
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

When ever I have visitors who have traveled in Europe I take them to visit St. Joseph's . They are amazed seeing this beautiful church . It's truly a work of art and beautifully preserved. You won't be disappointed. The members of this church are still doing the work of God as they have for many many years.

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Thank Glenn L
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

A great church, a beautiful place to pray, meditate, or ponder the stations of the cross. The most spiritual place in the town, in my opinion.

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Thank Gordon B
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This church is so beautiful and I'm so glad they have maintained it for future generations. The historic beauty of the building is complemented by such a friendly and welcoming congregation.

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Bowling Green, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Come for a great traditional mass with Fr. Andy, stay a bit for the history. If you value Bowling Green and have lived here it's good to trace it's roots and St. Joseph's has been around to serve the area for it's many important life events for over 100 years and reinvigorated inside takes you back in time to simpler... More 

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Thank Jason C
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

This is the most caring group of priests and parishioners we have ever experienced. The Church is beautiful, and the Marian Shrine is special. Truly a sanctuary.

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Franklin, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

I enjoy photographing all types of churches and places of worship so when I came upon St. Joseph’s Catholic Church located in Bowling Green, KY I was in heaven (excuse the pun). St Joseph’s is an active church located in the community, however visitors may walk through the church and be taken back by its beauty. The parishioners are multi-national,... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

Took advantage of the Saturday evening 5:00 pm Mass. Very traditional and impressive catholic church.

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Thank Carolyn C
Brandenburg, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

The beautiful old church reminded us of some of the beautiful churches in Europe. The congregation was friendly when we visited for mass from out of town. Definitely worth a stop to worship and enjoy the environment!

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Saint Charles, Missouri, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

We visited St. Joseph's for Sunday mass. We were very impressed with the architecture and art. We love visiting different churches on our travels. This was a memorable one.

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Webster, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

This church was very nice to visit and attend mass. It was beautiful to look at and see some of the churches are not being closed....It reminded us of one we have at home....

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