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Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church

Address: 1530 Union Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225
Phone Number: 317-638-5551
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Ranked #54 of 59 Attractions in Indianapolis
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
Owner description: This German National Catholic Church was established in 1875 by the Franciscan Province of St...
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
Owner description: This German National Catholic Church was established in 1875 by the Franciscan Province of St. Louis to accomodate the growing German population in Indianapolis. The Gothic Revival Church was designed by Brother Adrian Wewer, OFM. Highlights include stained glass windows, decorative painting, hand-carved woodwork, beautifully crafted statues and altars. Tours available by calling 317-638-5551.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

Sacred Heart Catholic Church was completely restored to its former neo-Gothic glory following a devastating 2001 fire. The church is a veritable treasure trove of visual iconography. The Liturgy is celebrated with dignity. It is staffed by Franciscan friars of the Sacred Heart Province of the Order of Friars Minor in St Louis, MO.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2004

If you like to visit old churches, this is a must see! The interior of the church did not change after Vatican ll. The tour guide does an excellent job. Make sure to call ahead to schedule a tour guide.

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