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St. Francis Xavier Church

347 South St, Hyannis, MA 02601
508 775 0818
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Ranked #8 of 15 Attractions in Hyannis
Type: Religious Sites
Description: Summer church of the Kennedy's
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L'Anse, MI
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

It was so nice to have the opportunity to see the church where our past presidents received a lot of their upbring. The person that spoke to us regarding the church was so knowledgable. We really enjoyed this.

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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55 reviews 55 reviews
11 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed out guided tour of the Church. The docent was very knowledgeable and provided a very interesting presentation about the history of the church, as well as it's connection to the Kennedy family. Would definitely recommend including it in your visit of Cape Cod.

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Beautiful and spiritual setting. One can only meditate and give thanks for such a beautiful plce of worship. Enjoyed the time and solitude while there. A remarkable place to gather ones thoughts on Faith.

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Boise, Idaho
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

A beautiful quaint little church with so much history taking place there. Wish there would have been a docent available to give a tour.

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Espoo, Finland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Not able to get in, there is nothing special in this church except the wooden carved doors Only to the true worshippers - of JFK

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The church was unlocked, after 5:00pm last Tuesday so we stopped for quick self-guided tour and to say a prayer. The church is very quaint and it was interesting to think about Caroline Kennedy getting married there and Maria Shriver too.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The Church is a beautiful building that President Kennedy and his family always attended while on Cape. The remaining Family, we were told still attend this Church. It is on South Street and easy to find.

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VA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

There is a small place card in front of the church to let you know that this is the Kennedy church. We entered the carved wooden doors to take a peek inside. Beautiful.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This is a beautiful chapel, we lit a few candles, we had a little prayer and just sat in this peaceful wooden chapel. There was a message up especially for visitor welcoming everyone. some services are still held in latin

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cape cod
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I live near the church and they use the Kennedy name to draw in seasonal visitors! To be honest I am sick of hearing their name and for a church to capitalize on the Kennedy name is a bit sickening! Amen!

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