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Address: 140 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT
Phone Number: 860-249-8431
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This building was created in 1962 upon the site of the former cathedral that had burned down. My wife and I were married there, graduated from Northwest Catholic HS there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Connecticut
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156 reviews 156 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This building was created in 1962 upon the site of the former cathedral that had burned down. My wife and I were married there, graduated from Northwest Catholic HS there, christened our oldest daughter there, and had the funeral for my Father there. It's majestic.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I was surprised by the communistic design of the building and the stained glass windows. But the church was beautiful. The organ player was there too playing so it made the whole trip feel cool.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

This cathedral was not on our radar when we placed Hartford on our travel itinerary. We were heading towards the Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe houses (just up the road) when we noticed it. Having an interest in such buildings, it immediately drew my attention. Despite the arguably blend and grey colored facade, we decided to check it out.... More 

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East Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

One of the prettiest churches around. Worth a visit for a mass! Too bad it is locked when there are no services. However, it's not a nice area!

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

We were doing a concert for their 50th anniversary this year, and we had the benefit of rehearsing in the space while the sun was still shining through the windows. What an amazing feat of architecture. Sure, it's not the beautiful churches of old Europe, but it is amazing in itself.

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

This church is beautiful with the sun streaming in the stained glass windows. It is a huge cathedral that seats 2000.

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East Hartford, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

Have attended Mass and ECHS graduations here. Absolutley beautiful interior. Great acoustics.

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