St. Anthony of Padua Church

St. Anthony of Padua Church, New Bedford

St. Anthony of Padua Church

St. Anthony of Padua Church
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EsterPerry
New Bedford, MA16 contributions
Beautiful Church like no other in this area.
Aug 2019
This is my parish and has been for many years. It is a beautiful church . Attend one of the many concerts that are offered here. The church does so much for the community and those in need. Please donate to the soup kitchen.
Written September 10, 2019
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Destination788979
12 contributions
Wow!
Sep 2018 • Couples
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.
Written October 3, 2018
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uphamkw
New Bedford, MA18 contributions
A North End Landmark
Mar 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 the feeling of peace and contentment. The organ is beautiful and still in use from the 1900.As a young boy I remember attending mass which was in Latin. A must see while in New Bedford and for a Catholic you have 3 wishes, use them well.
Written April 2, 2018
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Jackie N
New Bedford, MA7 contributions
Simply gorgeous
Sep 2017 • Couples
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.
Written January 25, 2018
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Maryann01
Fall River, MA22 contributions
Stunning ! An old world experience. Try and catch an organ concert.
Oct 2017 • Friends
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 bulletins or google the website to attend a concert. Organists from different states and churches love this Hastings and Hook organ. Do not miss !!!
Written October 21, 2017
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Craig B
New Bedford, MA168 contributions
Utterly Beautiful Cathedral
Jul 2017 • Couples
Church is just beautiful inside. Mass is so enjoyable. I went alone, so I could sit wherever I wanted.
Written October 13, 2017
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Liam p
Youghal, Ireland223 contributions
Heaven on earth
Oct 2017 • Couples
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 easiest way to describe it.Put this building on your itinerary and you wont be disappointed.
Written October 12, 2017
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Helia d
Holliston, MA84 contributions
Masterpiece of the old world like in Italy or Spain
Aug 2017 • Friends
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 opened all the lights in the arches. The nicest part of my wedding. Like Maria in the Sound of Music.
Unfortunately the area has changed and the church is locked. Sometimes if you go to the rectory they will show you the church and I have given a donation when company comes from far away.
This church is a spectacular sight, A MUST and good kept secret especially Christmas and Christmas Eve mass also Easter.
When all the million of lights light up the church, incredible!! For a couple of years I sang in the choir and I swear I was in heaven for the holidays.
Whenever I return to the area, I'm always there.
Written August 20, 2017
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BigMama0369
New Bedford, MA7 contributions
Must see!
Apr 2017 • Solo
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.
Written August 17, 2017
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Virginia V
Clermont, FL30 contributions
Beautiful church
Jul 2017 • Couples
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 we discussed where we were from and mentioned that we sing in our church choir. She invited us to stay and sing in choir loft. It was awesome!
Written July 23, 2017
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