Churches/ Cathedrals in New Orleans

Churches & Cathedrals in New Orleans, LA

Churches & Cathedrals in New Orleans

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  • Sofia M
    Tampa, FL14 contributions
    Such a beautiful cathedral especially for being the oldest within America. Such a spiritual vibe to light a candle and say a prayer.
    Written 20 January 2023
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  • Craig
    Saint Charles, MO8 contributions
    We went to daily Mass at this church, tucked into the edge of the French Quarter just on the other side of Canal Street - just across the street from the Roosevelt Hotel. Perfect way to start the day with the 7:30am daily mass during the week.
    Written 26 December 2022
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  • Miss Hope
    Brooklyn Park, MN37 contributions
    Another history rich landmark. Filled with all of the energy of our ancestors. You must visit this landmark. I was lucky enough to be able to go inside with a parish member, as it is not currently open to the public. But is was so amazing.
    Written 8 November 2022
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  • Lisamarie L
    Madison, WI768 contributions
    I was happy to find this place near my hotel so I could walk to Mass from there. The building has striking architecture, and the inside is quite beautiful as well. There are some nice shrines, and the blue/green stained glass dome above the altar is very beautiful. The service had some of the more traditional liturgical trappings. There is also a nice little courtyard out back, where they had some coffee and mingling, along with a St. Joseph's altar (as I was there during that feast day).
    Written 29 May 2022
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  • Diane S
    Salt Lake City, UT17 contributions
    So majestic and beautiful. Pews are authentic and well kept. The highlight is the grotto to the side of the church that has a statue of St. Bernadette and votive candles to burn, then you go into the gift shop that has many things to buy. My "must stop" whenever I am in NOLA
    Written 28 September 2022
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  • Jimbilly
    Beverly Hills, FL451 contributions
    I love visiting old churches and came across St. Mary's a couple of blocks off Magazine St. You first must check in at the church office where you are given a brief introduction of the Blessed Seelos shrine. In the church office I would recommend seeing the brief video on Blessed Seelos. After the video there is a room with info on his life with several items used by Fr. Seelos during his time serving the parish. Moving back outside you will walk along side of the church to the entrance where you will enter a room with a reliquary with over 50 first class relics including the 12 apostles, the robe of Jesus, wood of the cross and many saints. This is a must see to be in the presence of these very Holy articles. In the next room is the final resting place for Blessed Seelos where you can pray at his tomb.
    Before leaving be sure to step inside the beautiful church with its statues, stained glass and beautiful altar and choir loft. Now that you have learned much about this saint be sure to stop off at the gift shop in the church office to see the many religious articles and books for purchase.
    Written 10 June 2022
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  • Mouse63
    Oxford, Mississippi109 contributions
    We truly enjoyed our visit to St. Alphonsus. A couple of kind gentlemen gave us a tour and shared the unique history of this beautiful church. The stained glass windows are exquisite. It's a wonderful place for anyone who loves history, art, and historical architecture.
    Written 30 May 2019
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  • LHS329
    Satellite Beach, FL312 contributions
    We were so lucky to be in town for the first live concert by Lyrica Baroque since covid. There were strict covid protocols with vaccination and ID checked. The music was divine and in a setting that matched. Thank you for making safety so important that we could have live music again.
    Written 8 January 2022
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  • mowbass
    Baton Rouge, LA130 contributions
    We attended mass there several times and throughly enjoyed the services. The choir does an excellent job and we appreciated their efforts. Built in 1844, it's in great shape. You may park on the church lot for services.
    Written 26 April 2017
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  • ScottRandolph
    New Orleans, LA179 contributions
    I grew up right next door to this beautiful Catholic church. Because of changes in the makeup and demographics of this area since Hurricane Katrina, the Catholic Archdiocese closed it some years ago. For awhile it was still possible to get married there, but that service has been discontinued as well. The area (particularly the street, which has been renamed Oretha Castle Haley Blvd for some years) is experiencing a rapid redevelopment and I suspect (or at least hope) they will consider reactivating this beautiful, beautiful landmark. I'll try to add a photo soon. The church features a huge gold-plated steeple.
    Written 20 October 2014
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