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Magnificent

Put this on your list for a visit, I was here for the Saturday vigil. Unfortunately the church is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
286natec
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Ellensburg, Washington
Stained Glass

At the present time the Church is under renovation and has been gutted out but We got a private... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
Petergun1962
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Daytona Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Put this on your list for a visit, I was here for the Saturday vigil. Unfortunately the church is being renovated so the basement chapel is what is being used until early spring. The building it self is very impressive in size and beauty. I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 286natec
Reviewed 23 September 2017

At the present time the Church is under renovation and has been gutted out but We got a private tour from the Keely Society. Our Family installed the Stained Glass windows in the Church back in the 1870's. Leo who plays the Organ also played...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

The majestic, historical, and expansive Cathedral of the Holy Cross church is presently being renovated, so entrance to the upper level will be closed until 2018. You can get some insight into those renovations by visiting and going downstairs into the basement where there is...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I visited here for mass on Saturday evening. There is a decent amount of parking on street including meters (a dollar in quarters should be enough). Sadly the cathedral is in course of renovation so mass was in the Chapel of Our Lady which is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Cathedral with ornate details. The stained glass windows & organ are impressive. Service is about to start :).. May The Lord Be With You, K

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank GypsyDrifter
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing Windows. Let in so much light. Even though we aren't Christian, the cathedral was a great stop. Trying to imagine building it by hand hundreds of years ago. . . Magnificent. Get a pizza across the street at Harry Os

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

A lovely place for Mass, but while there lots of people who were likely from out of town were taking photos of the amazing architecture. If in the area worth a stop to view.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Jon R
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We attended Mass on Sunday last month and had the pleasure of meeting Sean Cardinal O'Malley, the celebrant. He was gracious and even posed for pictures with us. If you are Catholic, this is a big deal so I recommend it. Incidentally, there are up...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank D9447PXjohns
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Establishe in 1788 is the oldest in NE. Beautiful setting, ceilings, doors and columns. Gorgeous landscape and view. Enter through the missericordy door.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Belkis R
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Nice Cathedral which is partly being renovated at present. There is no charge for entry which is a bonus. Masses at various times of the day.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Rugbynugget
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