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Canadian Scots Cathedral

Built by Scottish immigrants coming to Canada after Culloden. The ceiling paintings, currently... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
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Worth a Visit !

We visited this beautiful cathedral after we moved our daughter to St. Fx. University. It is right... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2017
Michelle C
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Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2L8, Canada
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

Catholic mass offered most weekday mornings, and several times on the weekend. The cathedral itself features beautiful artwork of many saints (which is currently being redone).

Thank moggymoggy
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Built by Scottish immigrants coming to Canada after Culloden. The ceiling paintings, currently being restored, are by Canada's leading Church artist. Well worth seeing.

Thank PAUL H
Reviewed November 11, 2017

I was attracted to this cathedral. It stood out! It stood tall. It had three entrances, through wooden doors. The cathedral were made of bricks. I went inside during communion. Every seat wastaken. Wow! They had wooden benches and their favorite color is green. On...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed September 29, 2017

I was taken back by the beauty and immense size of this cathedral in a small town setting! I was also pleased with the restoration of the murals and frescoes taking place. I read the oil based paint originally applied was painted over with latex...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed September 7, 2017

We visited this beautiful cathedral after we moved our daughter to St. Fx. University. It is right across the road from her residence. It is a beautifully kept church and I took several photos.

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

We attended a wedding here this weekend . This church was breath taking inside ! There is a lot of history here . The church has a large capacity and the acoustics were good. Bathroom facilities are available . Only negative was the extreme heat...More

Thank BarryStrongman
Reviewed July 20, 2017

I just love churches for the architecture, décor, history, etc. This one did not disappoint. It is right downtown Antigonish on the college campus. Very easy to find.

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed March 5, 2017

Most of the weddings/funerals/parties that are held here are done by volunteers and done very well. I would book with them for sure.

Thank veronicanovak07
Reviewed September 22, 2016

We explored Xavier and went into the cathedral. It was unexpectedly beautiful inside - beautiful architecture and windows. We had the plac eto ourselves. Would love to go to service there.

Thank beentheretooo
Reviewed August 18, 2016

Lovely church on the St. Francis Xavier campus. Decorated with great swags of tartans for a wedding while we were there - beautiful

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