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Address: 1359 Acushnet Avenue, New Bedford, MA 02746
Phone Number: (508) 993-1691
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The Church is Beautiful

We stopped here because this was my grandfathers church many years ago. It's a beautiful church and a short drive from the whaling attractions down the street.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
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Buffalo, New York
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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We stopped here because this was my grandfathers church many years ago. It's a beautiful church and a short drive from the whaling attractions down the street.

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Palmyra Maine USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Our first apartment was across the street, that was 45 years ago. While we were not Catholic at the time, the church was so beautiful, the steeple standing out along the city horizon.

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Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is a very beautiful church. You could spend a good amount of time in it. There is so much to take in. If you travel to the city for the whaling museum, this church is just a few miles away & definitely worth a visit.

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Acton, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I am a Roman Catholic. Attending Mass here was an inspiring experience. I enjoyed the sermon (homily), the music, the scripture readings, and participating in the sacrament of the Eucharist. The church has an exceptionally good sounding organ from the Casavant Brothers company, which was very well played. The volunteer choir also sounds very good. When Mass is not being... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I grew up in New Bedford, you would think I would have visited this church at least once. It really is amazing. I felt bad I spent more time looking at the church than paying attention to the Mass. You really don't know what to look at first: the ceiling, the altar, the Stations of the Cross, the stained glass... More 

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This magnificent church is the most beautiful church in the New Bedford area...if you only have time to visit one church please make it this one!

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Marion, MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

St Anthony's is a massive church that is beautiful to visit. Over the school year they offer a monthly concert played on their classic organ, free with a "free-will offering."

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I grew up in this parish, and went to their School. I did all my Sacraments, and even Married here. No other place compares, because the Church is so beautiful. My children were baptized here, but as the yrs went by, we moved out of district, and registered to a different Church to give it a try for a yr... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

One of the most beautiful churches I have ever seen! I have been to many of the older churches in the US and Europe. Highly recommend visiting this one.

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Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

This parish Church is a museum in itself. It is easy to become mesmerized by this all-encompassing beauty.

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