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St. Thomas Church

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Address: Josefska 8, Prague 118 00, Czech Republic
Phone Number: +420 602 643 365
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St. Thomas Church (Sv. Tomas) --- founded in 1228 and remodeled in baroque...

St. Thomas Church (Sv. Tomas) --- founded in 1228 and remodeled in baroque style in 1720's, the church is one of the most significant churches in the area. Today the Parish at St. Thomas is one of the most active in all of Prague, having not only a Czech parish but also and English and Spanish one as well. Masses are held each Sunday: Czech: 9:30 English: 11:00, Spanish: 12:30

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Great place for history and Mass

Here you will fine peace and reconciliation. Lovely mass with a baptism and a very friendly priest William from New York.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
oldeforge
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Belfast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here you will fine peace and reconciliation. Lovely mass with a baptism and a very friendly priest William from New York.

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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

We were in Prague for the weekend and looking for a Mass to attend. They have Mass in English here at 6 pm on Saturday and 12.30 pm on Sunday. We decided on the Saturday evening and after a short walk from Malostranská Metro station we arrived at 5.30 pm giving us half an hour to walk round this lovely... More 

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Thank Wooler
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 451 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

The church is situated between Malostranska and Malostranske names tram stops just where the trams go under some arches. It has very ornate interior with statuary, paintings and beautifully painted ceilings. Well worth the effort going there.

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Essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I was looking for a Catholic Church that did mass in English on Sunday and found this very centrally located church online. It was easy to get to, just at the end of Charles Bridge on the Mala Strana side: after the bridge, take a short walk and it is the second small street on the right. The church itself... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

As you enter you are awed by all that you see, from the wood cavings to the white pillars. The alter will tale your breath away and when you look up at the grand organ you really will be speechless.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We were in Prague for Christmas and were looking for a Christmas mass to attend. In looking through this is one of the few that I could find which was English-speaking plus it was very close to where we were staying so we decided to check it out. The mass was very well done, the priest was an American guy... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

A wonderful, warm and welcoming Parish in the heart of Prague's Mala Strana district. Mass schedule: Saturday: 18:00 English Sunday: 9:30 Czech 11:00 English 12:30 Spanish

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Rockville, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Although this Augustinian church is beautiful in itself, attending Mass here on Saturday evening was a true pleasure. It was National Filipino Day and a Filipino choir sang. They were wonderful. Although there is an old, beautiful church on every corner in Prague, most have but one Mass on Sunday. As we had a tour on Sunday morning, we were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This is one of those must visit locations of Prague- the absolute beauty of the internal architecture takes your breath away. It is magnificent and i agree with previous comments that this has some of the most beautiful frescos

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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

I lived in Prague for 6 years and miss St. Thomas the most! Father William has a Ph.D. in history, is very loving and open minded. I really miss his homilies! The community is very diverse and friendly - Czechs, Americans, Britons and people from various African countries to give you an idea. I highly recommend attending mass here. They... More 

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Mala Strana (Little Quarter)
Malá Strana is one of the oldest and the most beautiful neighborhoods in the city. Nestled underneath Prague Castle it was once a part of the Kings route taken by future kings on their way to coronation - originating in the Old Town, crossing Charles Bridge and leading to Saint Vitus Cathedral. Cobblestone streets are lined with picturesque medieval houses, remarkable palaces, churches, kitsch shops and restaurants. Do not hesitate to turn a corner into any narrow street. You will suddenly find yourself in a calm and charming neighborhood full of hidden gardens, parks with peacocks, fruit trees and ponds. As the neighborhood is a home to Czech Parliament and many ministries, you can also run into well-dressed officials. If you are thirsty or hungry, it is the right place to be. Restaurants offer delicious traditional food and of course, the best Czech beers.
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