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“Grand Church” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Old St. Patrick's Church

Old St. Patrick's Church
724 Camp St., At Girod, New Orleans, LA (Central Business District)
504/525-4413
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Ranked #41 of 193 Attractions in New Orleans
Type: Churches & cathedrals, Sights & Landmarks
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: A National Historic Landmark, Old St. Patrick's Church is one of only two early landmarks of distinction left in Lafayette Square, the other being Gallier Hall. Irish immigrants built the Gothic-style church in 1840 to rival the French St. Louis Cathedral in Jackson Square.
Florida
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70 reviews 70 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Grand Church”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

The ceiling and stained glass are beautiful. Many wonderful features to see; don’t go when Mass is being held because they ask you to not take pictures then. Check the schedule before you go.

Visited November 2013
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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“Very pretty old church!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

They were getting ready to start mass so we snuck in and took a few pictures...
They were getting ready to start mass so we snuck in and took a few pictures...
They were getting ready to start mass so we snuck in and took a few pictures...
They were getting ready to start mass so we snuck in and took a few pictures...
They were getting ready to start mass so we snuck in and took a few pictures...

Visited October 2013
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Waldorf, Maryland
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“Beautiful Church”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Location is interesting. Right in a business district. Beautiful church with a European feel. Stained glass windows are awesome. Eight o'clock Mass felt rushed with no music but I loved the homily. If you are in town and want to attend Mass, definitely go to St. Patricks.

Visited September 2013
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Cookeville, Tennessee
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“Always go to Mass when I am in New Orleans.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Not Catholic - but love this church and the message from the pulpit is always good and worth the visit. Plus the beauty of the sanctuary makes you feel like you are closer to God.

Visited January 2013
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“Beautiful House of Worship”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Old St. Patrick's Church, a Catholic parish in the Archdiocese of New Orleans, was completed in 1940. It is the second oldest parish in the Crescent City. I spent about a half a hour visiting this beautiful church. With the exception of a priest and cleaning personnel, the church was empty, and I was able to wander around taking pictures of the interior with serene organ music playing. Persons interesting in religion, history, and architecture would do well to visit this church.

Visited September 2013
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