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Large Beautiful Church in the heart of the city

We attended mass here in October 2017 and it was lovely. We were married in this church and it was... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
Darren D
Kemptville, Canada
A beautiful place to visit.

This church is very beautiful. Lots of nice statues. The stain glass windows were beautiful... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2017
Toronto, Canada
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Mar 31, 2018
“Large Beautiful Church in the heart of the city”
Apr 6, 2017
“A beautiful place to visit.”
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281 Nepean St, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5G2, Canada
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

We attended mass here in October 2017 and it was lovely. We were married in this church and it was nice to return and see it. It really is stunning from the inside and out. Well worth the trip. Note there is only a very...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

This church is very beautiful. Lots of nice statues. The stain glass windows were beautiful. They also have a nice bookstore and library downstairs.

Thank jlalders
Reviewed February 25, 2017

Went to Mass here as a visitor in Ottawa in January 2017. The ushers were warm and welcoming. The Basilica is beautiful onside and out.

Thank ctichel1
Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

Whether worshipping or visiting St Patricks has great architecture and interior. Various services throughout the week. There is a shop selling a wide range of items.

Thank Rugbynugget
Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

Went to 8:00 AM Mass on Christmas morning. Beautiful decor and music. Rector gave a depressing and rambling homily on how society is reverting to the times of Pagan Rome. Granted our society has some issues, but Christmas homilies should be about hope, peace, and...More

Thank Brian O
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Beautiful church but my impression is that its unhappy custodian's mission is money and more money donations. Doesn't seem to me to be much more than than.

1  Thank LikeABigPizzaPie
Reviewed September 18, 2015

No visitor to Ottawa who has time to sightsee should miss a visit however brief with the oldest Catholic church in Bytown. It is right across from the National Gallery and on Sussex Drive's historic section which also should not be missed. Worth entering and...More

Thank Donald R M
Reviewed April 23, 2015

This is a beautiful basilica in downtown Ottawa. The decorations and stained glass are awesome. Some of the ares we walked through are in need of renovation and renewal.

Thank James C
Reviewed April 22, 2015

The Basilica is a beautiful church that has undergone vast changes to its structure and internal look in the past several years. Known as a church for beautiful weddings and joyful baptisms St Pats is a warm Parish offering noon mass to government workers who...More

1  Thank KanataBob
Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Lovely old Catholic Church in the downtown core. Masses are wonderful and the people are quite friendly. Historic building and the tower bells are beautiful. Great place for Mass attendance.

2  Thank Brian O
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