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Considering the parish is struggling, this large church is lovingly kept up. So much to see; every... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A North End Landmark

Over the years this beautiful church like so many other has lost many parishioners. The red... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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1359 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford, MA 02746-2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Considering the parish is struggling, this large church is lovingly kept up. So much to see; every space is filled. A short drive north from the main tourist spots.

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Over the years this beautiful church like so many other has lost many parishioners. The red sandstone exterior needs to be cleaned and when funds are available it will be. Inside and out is a testament to Roman Influence and sitting inside gives one the...More

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Reviewed January 25, 2018

This is an absolutely beautiful church. Built by the French Canadian immigrants that settled in New Bedford, this church is a tribute to that local heritage and a gift to those who visit.

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Reviewed October 21, 2017

You will not find a more beautiful church in the area. It is very European inside and just magnificent. It is a deeply spiritual experience to attend Mass on Sunday or to hear an organ concert when all the lights are turned on. Check church...More

Thank Maryann01
Reviewed October 13, 2017

Church is just beautiful inside. Mass is so enjoyable. I went alone, so I could sit wherever I wanted.

Thank Craig B
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Thank you Fr O Rourke for the guided tour of this magnificent church.What a gem awaits you after visiting St Anthony's.It is almost impossible to describe the churches interior,but rest assured any visitor who enters this church will remember it for a lifetime.Stunning is the...More

Thank Liam p
Reviewed August 20, 2017

This church is to me the most beautiful in the New England States, it is if you are in the European old churches and I have seen tons. Many, many years ago they wanted it to be a Basilica. I was married here and they...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017

This is a beautiful church, I have attended many services there...if you go to the early mass, to sit and watch the sun rise and stream through the stained glass windows...well, it's just very spiritual.

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Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

We attended the 10:30 mass and had a wonderful, unique experience. We arrived a little early and my husband was wondering if we could see the choir loft. As we were standing there, a woman invited us up and as we were walking up.the stairs...More

Thank Virginia V
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Absolutely ASTOUNDING , in every way. A beautiful grand cathedral built by the nickels and dimes of early French immigrants to this New Bedford neighborhood. Awe-inspiring, inside and out (especially INSIDE).

Thank Larry A
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