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Crystal Cathedral

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Address: 12141 Lewis Street, Garden Grove, CA 92840
Phone Number: 714 971 4000
Description: Unique cathedral composed of 10,000 panes of glass forming a four-pointed...
Unique cathedral composed of 10,000 panes of glass forming a four-pointed star.
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Mass Service

The area was absolutly beautiful. Went here for a catholic mass service. The priest was funny and the music was good. If you are traveling there without a car beware. It took us... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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Seward, Alaska
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Seward, Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The area was absolutly beautiful. Went here for a catholic mass service. The priest was funny and the music was good. If you are traveling there without a car beware. It took us about an hour to get a cab there to pick us up.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

My dad and I went to mass at the crystal cathedral and it was great. A beautiful choir, a humorous priest Fr Ben and great for seeing real people in California. Masses are held in the arboretum and it's massive! The statutes and sculptures are amazing. Well worth a visit for a lovely mass in a different country x

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Formally THE CRYSTAL CATHEDERAL. THE HOUR OF POWER, BY THE GREAT ROBERT H SCHULLER. and his son Robert Anthony Schuller who took over as lead pastor for about 5 years ( he was great) and then one day he walked into the church and found out he was fired. So horrible. It was due to his sisters and sister Shela... More 

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Monaco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Amazing place !... for all buddies who cannot afford to go to Disney ! Of course it is a huge spot, and a wonderful building/architectural monument that is not usual at all. As a religious man, I can't believe funds had been raised to build up such an expensive Cathedral made of "Gold&Diamond". #Show off time #betterbuildschools #nofoodworldwide

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I love the beauty of this church and the history of it is cool. I like seeing the the parking spaces with the old drive-in speakers! the co-worker I was with had never been here and was totally in awe.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I was there with my family and close friends for Sunday mass at 9:30am. It appears that the tower is still under renovation, so the mass was held in a smaller, ground-level chapel that currently has individual chairs instead of pews, and no kneelers. However, the sound system is superb and so is the choir. They wear choir robes like... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

unless you are a member of this church you probably are interested in just seeing what it is about. take a walk around the property but do not expect to be amazed by the gardens as they are in less than pristine condition.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Discovered it by accident whilst walking down to the Orange Outlet Mall from our hotel. It really is stunning and very beautiful!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Interesting to see how the Dr. Robert Schuler Chrystal Cathedral is being transformed into the new Christ Cathedral of Orange County. It's worth an hour visit at this time to see what is planned for the future.

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We passed the Cathedral on the way to the nearby Outlet Markets and thought it looked spectacular. On the return to our hotel, we stopped and walked the grounds, taking some photos. Our sons sat at the foot of a Jesus statue and we were chastised by ground security for doing so. So much for Matthew 19:14 Jesus said, "Let... More 

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