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Address: 434 Church Ave, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1800
Phone Number: 270-842- 2525
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Built in 1889 and modeled after a cathedral church in Germany, this...

Built in 1889 and modeled after a cathedral church in Germany, this magnificent Gothic structure features many interesting architectural details and is still an operating church that serves the Catholic community of Bowling Green.

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Come for a nice traditional mass with Fr. Andy, stay a bit for the history.

Come for a great traditional mass with Fr. Andy, stay a bit for the history. If you value Bowling Green and have lived here it's good to trace it's roots and St. Joseph's has been... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2016
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Bowling Green, United States
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Bowling Green, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Come for a great traditional mass with Fr. Andy, stay a bit for the history. If you value Bowling Green and have lived here it's good to trace it's roots and St. Joseph's has been around to serve the area for it's many important life events for over 100 years and reinvigorated inside takes you back in time to simpler... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

This is the most caring group of priests and parishioners we have ever experienced. The Church is beautiful, and the Marian Shrine is special. Truly a sanctuary.

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Franklin, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

I enjoy photographing all types of churches and places of worship so when I came upon St. Joseph’s Catholic Church located in Bowling Green, KY I was in heaven (excuse the pun). St Joseph’s is an active church located in the community, however visitors may walk through the church and be taken back by its beauty. The parishioners are multi-national,... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Took advantage of the Saturday evening 5:00 pm Mass. Very traditional and impressive catholic church.

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Brandenburg, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

The beautiful old church reminded us of some of the beautiful churches in Europe. The congregation was friendly when we visited for mass from out of town. Definitely worth a stop to worship and enjoy the environment!

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Saint Charles, Missouri, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We visited St. Joseph's for Sunday mass. We were very impressed with the architecture and art. We love visiting different churches on our travels. This was a memorable one.

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Webster, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This church was very nice to visit and attend mass. It was beautiful to look at and see some of the churches are not being closed....It reminded us of one we have at home....

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a must see if you enjoy beautifully restored churches. It's very obvious that this church has been painfully restored at great expense. It's a must see and well worth the effort.

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Hartland, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I am not Catholic, but my best friend is. Her wedding and her daughter's wedding were both at St. Joseph's. I cannot convey the beauty, calm and comfort you experience once you step into the church! It is hands down the best place for a Catholic wedding! I also know they have a wonderful private school that goes up to... More 

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Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Our daughter had her wedding here and the interior was a beautiful setting for it. Father Andrew is a very warm and friendly pastor. I highly recommend a visit!

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