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A strong divine energy!

What a beautiful feeling there is as you walk into this little church! The energy of prayer that... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SueK516
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Melbourne, Australia
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Stunning

Visited on Wednesday 25th April. We did not go inside as the building had revovation working going... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2018
Michael-4551
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Caloundra, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful feeling there is as you walk into this little church! The energy of prayer that has been growing since 1864 - sit in stillness & silence to feel it!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SueK516
Reviewed June 8, 2018

Visited on Wednesday 25th April. We did not go inside as the building had revovation working going on and appeared to be closed when we were there. This will definately be on our list of places to see when we come back to Akaroa again.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

our third visit to this grand old church.were here for mass ester sunday 2016.it was bursting at the walls.my wife and i meet Fr Shanahan who had just delivered a very inspiring service.We will be back for mass on sunday 1 july 2018

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

Pleasant hillside location with a view of the area. Nice little church with a cosey local feeling to it .

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Catherine C
Reviewed February 25, 2018

This sits a few blocks from town central, across from the bowling greens. Well maintained. Wife went to mass and said it was very nice. Inside is nice.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Fascinating history this little gem sits stately at the top of a well maintained lawn. Peaceful and conducive to prayer and worship regardless of your faith. Beautiful view across the harbour from this lovely place of worship.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 14, 2018

Situated on a little rise, old church is just lovely, well maintained, unfortunately when we visited it wasn’t open so couldn’t go inside, maybe we were there too early, worth the stroll along from the shops

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Euan R
Reviewed January 30, 2018

So glad we stopped to pray at St.Patrick - met Fr. Shanahan . The small parish church has a wonderful history .

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank kerbyls
Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

I visited this Church on Friday and it was such a gorgeous, peaceful place. I was able to light some candles for my family and say some prayers without interruption from others. There is the option to donate as well.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Madro89
Reviewed January 4, 2018

This tiny church in Akaroa is just a small neighborhood place of gathering. The facade may deserve a photo but nothing more.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Leonhkny
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