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lovely local mass

Enjoyed the local celebrations and in French. Lovely singing but when it comes to being on time... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2019
642lorenzol
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Karachi, Pakistan
Historic church in a Buddhist country

We had seen too many Wat/Buddhist Temple during our travels all over Laos and this church was a... read more

Reviewed February 1, 2019
ShuddhoGhosh
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed February 27, 2019

Enjoyed the local celebrations and in French. Lovely singing but when it comes to being on time, there they fail. I also noticed that they do not keep the premises clean. Twice I did some cleaning up (rubbish; plastic bottles and bags). they looked at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 1, 2019

We had seen too many Wat/Buddhist Temple during our travels all over Laos and this church was a welcome change,it also reminded us of the fact that Laos used to be a french territory.Sombre and Glorious.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ShuddhoGhosh
Reviewed December 26, 2018

The daily mass (Mon-Sat) is 6:30am, not 6:30pm. This was confirmed by dropping by and looking at the poster outside the church.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

This church next to the French embassy was built by the French during the colonial time. Now mainly used by Vietnamese.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed November 30, 2018

Tis is the sort of church you would expect to see in one of less wealthy Paris suburbs and the exterior is nothing to write home about. Inside a lot of trouble has been taken to maintain and upgrade the building - perhaps to justify...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

This small cathedral was built almost a century ago when Laos was part of the French colonial empire. It is located close to the French Embassy. It largely serves the local Vietnamese community. While the compound in which the church is situated is drab, the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank empe3
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Mostly visited by Vietnamese Catholics, the church also has a Filipino-run English mass every Sunday at 11am (if I remember correctly).

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank ccdsw
Reviewed February 25, 2018

Although you are in Laos, the Sunday Mass I attended was in Vietnamese. There are very few Laotian Catholics, but the Vietnamese show up in force, with some beautifully attired. Interestingly, the women mostly sat on the left and the men mistly on the right....More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Micheletex
Reviewed November 27, 2017

This is a small modest church located near the French Embassy. Masses are conducted in English, Laotian and Vietnamese.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank nellielim
Reviewed October 6, 2017

It was a challenge finding out Mass times, so here it is for those interested in attending. Weekdays: 6.30 pm Mon - Sat - Laotian Sunset Mass : 6.00 pm Sat - Vietnamese Sunday Mass: 7.00 am - Vietnamese 8.30 am - Laotian 10.30 am...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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