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Great Tour!

Loved, loved, loved the tour. There is so much history to discover / learn about the very early... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2018
McKinney, Texas
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hidden gem of NOLA

Lucky to have 2 very helpful volunteers to guide us around the property.The gift shop is a must... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
Phoenix, Arizona
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A grandly baroque church that also happens to be where Fr. Francis Seelos, the hero of the yellow fever epidemic of 1867, lies buried.
2030 Annunciation St, At Josephine, New Orleans, LA 70130-4914
Garden District
+1 504-522-6748
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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Loved, loved, loved the tour. There is so much history to discover / learn about the very early days before New Orleans was New Orleans, from when the nuns first came over in the 1700’s and the beginning stages of when the church was first...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Lucky to have 2 very helpful volunteers to guide us around the property.The gift shop is a must visit.The church and the shrine are worth the trip.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LPY39
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

They have a groundsman giving tours for free until 3pm. Its off the beaten path in the out skirts of the garden district. Totally amazing cathedral and another great way of learning about the history of the community. It is also not as packed as...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Mary E
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

Great church went there for Father Seelos blessings. We were rewarded withn blessings as we know Father Seelos HHS’s a lot to do with my wife receiving a Heart Transplant.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Charlie B
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful church. A true gem in the Garden District. I wish we would have been able to take in an actual mass but walking in and seeing the beauty with my own eyes was well worth it.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank coacht2014
Reviewed March 24, 2017

A beautiful old church in the Garden District. The church was locked when we arrived, but there is a staffed visitor center. We rang the bell and even though it was 15 minutes until closing time (3:00), they took us and a family into the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Jan T
Reviewed June 6, 2016

Amazing and beautiful Church. The Church was closed and I rang the door bell for the office and a sweet lady answered and I mentioned to her I was visiting from CA and I'm a Sir Knight. She introduced me to the gentleman that volunteer...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank jackabajian
Reviewed February 18, 2016

My husband and I attended mass here and it was just beautiful. The church community was welcoming and the history interesting. I visited the shrine to Father Seelos as well and found his history worth reading more about.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Kim N
Reviewed June 19, 2015

Beautiful old church and shrine which brings much inspiration and hope to all. Wonderful and caring guides explain history of shrine and instill hope for those for come to find peace.

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed May 14, 2015

I had a destination wedding in NOLA and choose to get married in St.Mary's Assumption church of St.Alphonsus Parish. Father Richard Thibodea said our mass and it was spectacular. He has a very genuine personality with a lot of flair! Everyone at the church was...More

Date of experience: November 2014
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Garden District
Head to the Garden District for the full-on New
Orleans experience replete with quaintly clanking
streetcars, proudly grandiose antebellum mansions,
picture perfect avenues lined with live oaks loaded
down with Spanish moss, and a wealth of beautiful
churches and many more architectural marvels. Even a
brief excursion here makes plain why it’s called the
Garden District. So, when you visit be sure to give
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