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Beautiful mix of the told and new

the old very small cathedral which burned down many years ago has been restaured into a chapel and... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2018
Claire C
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Sydney, Australia
Well worth a visit

This cathedral is a building of two halves it seems - original sandstone and a much bigger, more... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2018
Kathryn W
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed December 7, 2018

the old very small cathedral which burned down many years ago has been restaured into a chapel and a new large and modern cathedral built adjacent to it. the outside of the new buildign is rather plain but the inside is very atractive, airy and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

This cathedral is a building of two halves it seems - original sandstone and a much bigger, more modern main church. The statue of Christ and the crown of thorns are well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kathryn W
Reviewed December 30, 2017

The original Cathedral burnt down years ago, I havent been back here for years but went very recently. I love how they have preserved the old parts and have built a new and modern church. Great architecture.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Gemgemhendo
Reviewed October 21, 2017

The facade of the church is deceivingly cosy and inviting, but the interior is so refurbished with modernity that it has lost its feel of a churchy-feel. Didn't feel very edified because it is too posh and too modern. Yet, I was glad the doors...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

A very modern design for a Cathedral. As a visitor it has lots of unique features and characteristics to admire. As a patron, a good place to reflect and pray.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 5, 2017

If you're looking for somewhere different to attend mass, then this is your place. The acoustics are absolutely amazing and the architecture was eye catching. An hour of solace.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed September 16, 2016

Sunday 11am Mass is worth the visit for the outstanding music performed by the choir and organists. The organ is an impressive rebuild of a late 19th century one that has found a new life in this cathedral. There was a lot of ceremony in...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank David J
Reviewed August 23, 2016

This is now my local Parish. Not a big church for a cathedral but always enjoyed hearing the mass here especially the 8:00AM service.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed June 30, 2016

I went here today after having been to the Cathedral many times in my childhood, knowing that it had been renovated after a fire many years before but having no idea what it was like inside since I've lived far away for years. Well, I...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank tknzinbj
Reviewed June 4, 2016

Visit if feeling spiritual. Nice place amongst all the hustle and bustle of a city. Used to live in the area and is familiar with the church. Was rebuilt due to a fire.

Date of experience: December 2015
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