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St. Mary's Basilica

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Address: 231 N. 3rd Street, at Monroe Street, Downtown, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2219
Phone Number: 602 252 7651
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Sun 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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I enjoy visiting Basilicas and Cathedrals on my travels. This isn't a very large Basilica, but if has a lot to offer. The stain glass windows are brilliant and I really enjoyed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Rio Linda, California

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Rio Linda, California
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I enjoy visiting Basilicas and Cathedrals on my travels. This isn't a very large Basilica, but if has a lot to offer. The stain glass windows are brilliant and I really enjoyed the Stations of the Cross. a must see in Phoenix

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Very nice, quiet, and beautiful. I sat in there and meditated for a bit. It's air conditioned, so it's nice to get out of the heat and be one with yourself.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Even if you're not catholic, you have to see this church, architecture, grounds and better still attend a mass. We went for Easter morning service, and it was packed, with lots of kids dressed in their finest. Beautiful. The hymns were sung in English, Latin and Spanish...what a treat. Sermon by a wonderful monk that made you feel you knew... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Love this church. Went to grade school here back in the late 60s but it is no longer there. The architecture and statues are just wonderful. I would go there for noon time mass when I was working downtown. There is a kneeler with a plaque where Pope John Paul visited the church.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is a beautiful basilica for the area it is in. Nothing compared to basilicas in Europe for Southwest United States it is beautiful and very peaceful. It has been refurbished and they did a wonderful job.

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Saint Charles, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My husband and I were able to walk from our hotel (the Kipton) in downtown phoenix to mass sunday morning. We are catholic and love to go to mass at different churches around the world. St Mary's was a beautiful church and the parishioners were very welcoming. Many blessings were received that day.

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Visiting a site blessed by Pope John Paul is humbling experience and to see the care and upkeep the diocese puts into this historic site is great to see.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We stopped in the Basilca to take a look, stayed and sat inside to take in the beautiful alteration and the stained glass windows. The grounds are beautiful, includes a statue of Pope a John Paul II , who visited Phoenix. Was a nice detour as we explored downtown Phoenix.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

A beautiful place to worship! The Basilica is a tourist place, but it is a working, active and friendly/welcoming Catholic Church, run by the Franciscans. The services are beautiful with a wonderful Choir! Very easily accessible and plenty underground parking.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The Basilica is a beautiful setting for the midnight Christmas Eve Mass, every year! The decorations, lighting, music and packed house make for an exceptionally special celebration of the Eucharist and Christ's birth. I recommend you arrive early to get a seat, otherwise you will be standing in the rear.

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Additional Information about St. Mary's Basilica

Address: 231 N. 3rd Street, at Monroe Street, Downtown, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2219
Phone Number: 602 252 7651
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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