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St Joseph Catholic Church

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Address: 623 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2619
Phone Number: (210) 227-0126
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9:00 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Not just for Catholics

We aren't Catholic. But we were walking around downtown and the door was open so we stepped in out of the rain. It was a nice experience and a good learning opportunity for my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Ennis, Texas
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Ennis, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We aren't Catholic. But we were walking around downtown and the door was open so we stepped in out of the rain. It was a nice experience and a good learning opportunity for my daughter.....to see that not everyone worships the same way. The art and architecture are wonderful to see and it is a very peaceful place.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even if you're not attending mass, the beauty of this church is awesome! Worth your time. It's a feeling of peace and safety.

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san antonio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Church besides being beautiful, fills you with reverence with the soft music playing and the inviting walk-in feeling. Nice place to stop learn the history of the church and commune.

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Bountiful, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have no religious affiliation but I love the experience of visiting these beautiful works of art. It is beautiful and peaceful. I've been here several times and I always enjoy my visit.

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Thank CatharinaApple
Fort Hood, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With the religious and history of this first Catholic church in the USA aside, it offers a night time light show displayed on the front of the church which is simple amazing!

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Thank Tyler-D01
Dayton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Presence of God here. Be reverent. Worshippers are there. I just had to touch the figure of Jesus. Amazing beautiful church. Allow time to be still.

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Thank THretired
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

This used to be where the German Catholic settlers worshiped. It is peaceful and beautiful; admire not only the altar, but go up and admire the fine mosaic stonework on the sanctuary floor. A find place to sit in the middle of a hot day and regain inner peace before in the presence of Our Lord.

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Thank wenner982
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

I sat there for about twenty minutes and prayed for goodness in this world. A very beautiful old fashioned Catholic church in the heart of Downtown San Antonio

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Thank Gregory G
Schertz, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Mass here is quiet and intimate. Very old church so bad acoustics. I am somewhat hard of hearing, so it was difficult for me. I love the Church though. Right in the heart of downtown so you can walk or shop after.

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Indianapolis, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We attended Saturday evening mass while in San Antonio. We felt so comfortable, and were welcomed by the Priest. His message was clear and compassionate. Did feel God's presence while in this beautiful church.

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