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Holy Name Cathedral

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Address: 735 North State St, Chicago, IL 60611
Phone Number: 312 787 8040
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A very special Cathedral

This is an incredible place of worship and from the purpose of viewing great ornate furnishing and design. Make time to visit, it is well worth it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Shanghai, China
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This is an incredible place of worship and from the purpose of viewing great ornate furnishing and design. Make time to visit, it is well worth it.

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Nebraska
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We made a special trip to see the cathedral on Holy Thursday. It's a beautiful church and the ushers were friendly. If you are near by, be sure to stop in. They give tours and have tour highlights listed online. Make sure that you see the bishops' galeros (hats) hanging from the ceiling behind the altar. The galeros are hung... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

This Cathedral is centrally located in downtown Chicago and is a beautiful church. We were grateful for the many mass options and will have fond memories of Easter at this Cathedral while traveling.

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Camby, Indiana
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We attended the 9:30 AM mass at Holy Name Cathedral on April 12. It was a beautiful and spiritual experience. The cathedral itself is beautiful; however I would've liked to see a more ornate altar. The cathedral does not have the same look as I remembered from my visit in the past. The liturgical music was wonderful. The organist and... More 

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cape coral florida
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71 reviews 71 reviews
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176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Even though I do not attend Catholic services I went with family member for Easter services at Holy Name Cathedral. The service was rich and rewarding for me as a Christian. The priest was quite warm and cordial after the service on the way out. And, oh yes, the stained glass and interior Gothic setting was nice to look at.... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I attended my first Easter Mass at this church on Sunday, and I can honestly say it was the best I have ever attended. The choir was beautiful. The priest seems like such a sweetheart. He even waited outside after Mass as everyone exited so he could say hello, Happy Easter, and thanks for attending. If I lived in Chicago,... More 

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We were not sure we would get seated with the lines, but he cathedral is quite large. The 11am service with choir and orchestra was beautiful

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I just love this Cathedral in the heart of the city. It is within walking distance of most downtown hotels. I never miss a chance to attend mass at this charming, newly renovated Cathedral-or sometimes I just stop in to say a quick prayer while walking the city. I like the diversity-all ethnicities. all ages, very welcoming. The music(cantors) is... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

You just walked into Europe. It's beautiful. Just beautiful. Be quiet, take a seat and take it all in.

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

What a wonderful celebration! Had a pleasure of listening to the new Archbishop Cupich during an inspiring Palm Sunday Mass. Upon leaving the cathedral Archbishop was very warm in thanking people for coming. Class act all the way! What an amazing place to feel close to God in.

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