Cathedral of St John the Evangelist

Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Lafayette

Cathedral of St John the Evangelist

Cathedral of St John the Evangelist
4.5
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This quasi-Romanesque brick cathedral in Lafayette is worth a look.
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964john
Collierville, TN159 contributions
Get the tour
May 2021
The cathedral comes to life when you take the tour given by Kristi Munzing (the dioses director of tours). The self guided tour pamphlet is great but still does not do justice to the cathedral's rich history. The grounds are also impressive especially the 500 year old oak tree.
Written 27 May 2021
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Sally H
Youngsville, LA3 contributions
In Full Bloom
Apr 2021
We were led to grounds of St John’s Cathedral in our downtown Lafayette scavenger hunt. We happened to see the cathedral the day before Easter. Unbelievably beautiful!
Written 4 April 2021
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Maya
Chino, Japan196 contributions
Worth a look
Mar 2020
This is one of the sights to see if you are in Lafayette. In addition to the cathedral itself there is also a huge live oak tree and an old cemetery.
Written 7 August 2020
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MO8ball
Missouri351 contributions
Beautiful church
Feb 2020
Cemetery was very interesting as was the 500 year old live oak on the grounds. The inside of the church was peaceful and beautiful. Made to feel welcome as visitor at mass.
Written 9 March 2020
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Kelly M
Opp, AL42 contributions
Beautiful!
Feb 2020
We did not attend any service, just visiting the church. Beautiful cathedral. The stain glass and architecture is so beautiful. Lovely place to visit, so serene. The cemetery was interesting to walk thru. Stop and check out the live oak tree next to the cathedral. The entire grounds, outside and inside the cathedral, the cemetery and tree are all very beautiful and worth the time to stop and visit.
Written 5 March 2020
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radithor
Lafayette, LA42 contributions
Organ Concerts or Organ tuning is the bomb.
Dec 2019
Beautiful Chapel in the Centre of Lafayette. Rarely attend services here but often stop in for a moment of prayer or Meditation. The famous pipe organ here is one of the best. If you catch the tuner working on the organ, the resulting sounds can be a real treat.
Written 26 January 2020
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Loves Trucks
163 contributions
Beautiful Holiday Visit
Jan 2020 • Friends
We came here when the Cathedral was decorated for Christmas. It was exquisite. The architecture and history of the building and grounds are well worth a stop.
Written 6 January 2020
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BigBr00kFish
Birmingham, AL2 contributions
Beautiful cathedral
Dec 2019
Incredibly beautiful. We were there for a family wedding and were amazed at the beauty of the architecture and the grounds.
Written 30 December 2019
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comanchero152020
3 contributions
Weekly Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help every Tuesday at noon.
Nov 2019
This is a must stop when you are in the Lafayette, Louisiana area. The Cathedral is a beautiful historical site with so much history to learn. There is a gift shop and museum on the grounds and a lovely history filled graveyard all on the same grounds. I would highly recommend a visit here.
Written 6 November 2019
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Stjohn804
Lafayette, LA2 contributions
Sightseeing
May 2019
Absolutely Beautiful Cathedral. Ceiling etc. we’re all painted by hand by Italian painters who specialize in church restoration.....
Written 6 November 2019
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