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Basilica of Saint John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church

Open Now: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Saturday 4pm Mass

This beautiful church is conveniently located in downtown Stamford. I frequently attend the 4pm... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MichaelO4726
GORGEOUS CHURCH BREATHTAKING COMMUNITY!

Wow! This Basilica is absolutely GORGEOUS! As a Catholic Speaker I have been blessed to visit... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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279 Atlantic St, Stamford, CT 06901-3506
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+1 203-324-1553
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful church is conveniently located in downtown Stamford. I frequently attend the 4pm Mass on Saturday and enjoy the prayerful atmosphere.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MichaelO4726
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

> > 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

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Experience419627
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a gorgeous, peace-filled, historic church in Stamford. I loved the history and the beauty of this place. A must-see downtown site and it's just minutes from the train station.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kathryn W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Alexandra M
Reviewed October 8, 2019

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

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Michael G
Reviewed October 7, 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed October 4, 2019

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

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed October 3, 2019

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!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank adrien_li
Reviewed September 30, 2019

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

Date of experience: September 2019
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crissiebelle
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It is absolutely FREE! There is never a charge to enter a Catholic church like our beautiful Basilica and admire the beauty of the art and architecture and spend time with Our Lord.
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