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St. Joseph Church and Gardens

Address: 610 Lafayette Street, Gretna, LA 70053
Phone Number: 504-368-1313
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Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Gretna
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Cultural
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

St. Joseph Church in Gretna is over 175 years old, but was renovated back to its original beauty in the last 20 years or so. This is my parish church and it is one of the more popular ones for weddings in the greater New Orleans area because of its beauty. My own daughter married here five years ago. The... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Beautiful Church and grounds in Old Gretna. The church is within walking distance from the Gretna- Canal Street Ferry.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

We have been members for a number of years. It is a beautiful church in a lovely old neighborhood that is very vibrant. It is an historical area only minutes from the French Quarter in New Orleans. Mass is 7:30, 9:30 and 11:30 on Sundays. The church was designed by a German architect that was well known in New Orleans.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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111 reviews 111 reviews
20 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

I liked this church because the mass was only 45 minutes. It was a very beautiful church with intricate designs and statues. If you are in the area, stop by and attend the mass. Take time to pray and light a candle in the worship spaces.

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