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A National Historic Landmark, Old St. Patrick's Church is one of only two early landmarks of distinction left in Lafayette Square, the other being Gallier Hall. Irish immigrants built the Gothic-style church in 1840 to rival the French St. Louis...more
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We attended the 9:15 am Latin Mass on St. Patrick's day. Hard not to just look around at the beauty of this church. I would have enjoyed spending more time after Mass to take it all in but did not have the time. We had...More
We attended the 11AM Sunday Mass and were inspired by the reverent liturgy, sacred music, and historic beauty of the building. A quieter spot than the cathedral in the French Quarter. Whether you are a regular church-goer or not, this is a beautiful house of...More
A beautiful Catholic Church in the warehouse district, established in the 1830s. I found the aesthetic more appealing than the Cathedral Basilca. Really appreciated having the option of a Latin Mass during our visit to New Orleans as this is our worship preference back home...More
The outside of the building is unimposing due to location in CBD and the bland concrete exterior, but once inside this place of worship delivers. A wonderful place for quiet contemplation and reverence.
We came to St. Patrick’s to see where my husband’s g g grandparents were married in the 1800s. I was overwhelmed by its beauty. Truly one of the most beautiful places I’ve been. It remains unchanged, except for some cleaning and refurbishing, since 1840. Ann...More
This is a beautiful church near Lafayette Square. Upon entering, one is drawn to the tall ceiling architecture. The front of the church is dominated by 3 large paintings, with a magnificent dome on top. Unlike the Immaculate Conception Church (also in New Orleans) which...More
Compared to the more evocative monikers of some other parts of New Orleans, the downtown’s humdrum title might suggest that this area is all about business and little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you away from the Central Business District. The CBD offers a wide range of fun things to do that would be touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts
District and Tremé, with the river at its eastern extreme, this hub for sports, gaming, shopping, theatre, family-friendly activities, and amazing regional cuisine makes a smart base wherever your interests lie.