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St. Olav's

Visited here recently and was blown away by this Church. A quiet, free to enter, Church. So calm... read more

Reviewed November 23, 2017
Julie E
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Dover
First Polish Mass Ever

Having just toured Asia, I was used to doing mass in foreign tongues. So when given the opportunity... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2017
papag611
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Miami, Florida
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Dec 16, 2017
“Amen! Jesus is Here!”
Dec 1, 2017
“Quiet, luminous”
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Catholic mass in Norwegian every day Catholic mass in other languages Sunday 08.00: Polish 09.30: Latin 13.00: 1st Sunday of the month: Vietnamese 13.00: 3rd Sunday of the month: Vietnamese 14.30: Polish 16.00: Polish 18.00: English Monday 19.00...more
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Reviewed December 16, 2017

I wasn't able to spend much time here, but the time I spent here was well worth my tine to find St. Olav's Catholic Church. It was very well taken care of and I was happy to spend some time in here to pray before...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

St. Olav is outside of the usual tourist routes in Oslo. It is a nice church that is worth visiting. Extend the visit to the cemetery in the back.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 23, 2017

Visited here recently and was blown away by this Church. A quiet, free to enter, Church. So calm inside. Very busy on the day I visited but still a lovely calm atmosphere inside. Very big inside and welcoming too. An amazing pulpit too.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Having just toured Asia, I was used to doing mass in foreign tongues. So when given the opportunity to go to the early mass in Polish as opposed to waiting for a mass in English, I chose to soak up some eastern European culture instead....More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

A nice church, didn't get a chance to go inside. We were walking around exploring all the different areas of Oslo and stumbled across this. Nice to see

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 22, 2017

Beautiful Roman Catholic Church. Very spiritual and a wonderful place for meditation and worship. The stained glass is gorgeous. There is a beautiful reliquary containing the relics of St Olav.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

When i visit Oslo, a great joy is attending Sunday evening Mass in English ay St. Olav's. You can feel the community of the parish...the church is imposing, but not huge, music is joyful from the energetic choir to the communicants, The homilies are thoughtful...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed September 27, 2016

Catholic church with masses in a variety of languages on Sunday. The exterior is kind of Lutheran. The interior reminds me of late 1800s - early 1900s Midwestern US Catholic churches. It seems to have a very active congregation. It is across the street Decorative...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed July 20, 2016

Very modest and rather small for a cathedral but it has a certain charm to it. Very simple both from the outside and the inside. Nice to see catholic church that is not all covered in gold and sculptures. It is not open for visitors...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed October 6, 2015

The Church is very beautiful. The outside is probably more amazing than the inside. This seems more like a local parish Church rather than a Cathedral, esp in the usual European sense. Originally I found this Church by wandering by on a weekday afternoon. The...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Saturday evening mass at St. Olav's is at 6 p.m. On Saturday evenings. The number 37 bus (toward Nadalen) stops right beyond the church and you walk down the hill to it. These buses run quite often. We catch the bus to the... More
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