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The Basilica of Saint John the Evangelist was founded in the 1850s by Irish immigrants, it is the Mother Church, and Minor Basilica, of Stamford, Connecticut. Visit the website for more information and upcoming events.
Wow! This Basilica is absolutely GORGEOUS! As a Catholic Speaker I have been blessed to visit different churches throughout the US. The Basilica of Saint John the Evangelist is absolutely impressive. From the relics to the architecture. Totally blown away. But honestly the community of...More
> The Basilica was one of our favorite churches to visit while passing through Connecticut. It has a gorgeous restored ceiling and fabulous statues. We love the colorful tulips in the spring, the peaceful music and the friendly parishioners. A true treasure! Hard to...More
St. John's is a truly amazing presence in Fairfield county. It is a historical landmark that is so worthy of a visit if you are passing through Stamford. Only 10min walk from the train station. The stain glass windows are divine and the church is...More
Most impressive church in Fairfield County, if not all of Connecticut. Beautiful to look at, with an impressive history as one of only 2 basilicas in the state. The interior will take your breath away, particularly the many relics (including of the True Cross) and...More
The Basilica is a must-visit unique, one-of-a-kind historic landmark with the most peaceful stain glass windows and gorgeous preserved ceiling. Just a short walk to the train station, it had over 100 relics, superb sacred music, and Gothic designs. I have attended amazing Catholic retreats...More
No visit to Stamford is complete without a stop at the Basilica of St. John the Evangelist, in the heart of downtown.
The church, completed in 1886, is Gothic in design, constructed of stone from local quarries, the same stone employed for the pedestal of...More
The basilica is rich in beauty and history. My family and I visited and attended mass and our spirit was uplifted by the graces received there. The relics are outstanding as well as the spirituality of the faithful. It is worth passing by!
Step out of the regular workaday world into the very house of God. This church offers a serene, peaceful, sacred space to pray and adore Our Lord. Beautifully decorated, historic, with faith-filled and welcoming people, dynamic and traditional priests, and a liturgy celebrated with reverence...More