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St. Teresa's Church
Ranked #122 of 532 things to do in Dublin
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Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful and like a tardis inside so peaceful take time to visit and say a prayer well worth dropping in

6 Thank John O
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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 12, 2014

This is a place for peaceful meditation. An oasis of calm in the rush and bustle of downtown Dublin. People drop in here for a quick prayer and a moment of silence.

As the website explains (http://clarendonstreet.com/), this church is a house of discalced Carmelite (men who follow a way of consecrated life inspired by the Rule of St Albert of Sicily as it was interpreted by Sts Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross).

There are all sorts of spiritual activities advertised. For example, the St. Teresa’s Active Retirement Association and the bereavement support group. There is a little shop and cafe too.

Visited November 2013
4 Thank G and B R
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Level 5 Contributor
38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Completely inspired”
Reviewed February 1, 2014

In 2000 my family and I visited Ireland for the first time and I, for one, cannot wait to return! We came across a beautiful church and according to my notes, it would have been St. Teresa's. I hope to return to Ireland with about three weeks to begin what I hope will be a lifetime journey through Ireland. I think this is the church that "showcases" a larger than life figure of Christ in the tomb. Is my memory correct? Does anyone have a photo of this sculpture which was (in 2000) located on the altar just below the main altar? If so, I would love a photo of this spectacular sculpture. We returned in 2013 but could only view the church from the exterior. It was so beautiful I would love to return later this year. Thank you for any help you can provide.

Visited September 2013
4 Thank TravelWrite13
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2013

I visited St. Tersea's on Saturday July 13th for the 6:30 mass and what a pleasure it was! The church was packed with both locals and tourists alike. The pastor was a delight to chat with after mass, very friendly. The architecture was magnificent as well. The church is cruciform with high ceilings and beautiful statues and artwork. There is also a small shop in back with materials related to the Carmelites and to the history of the Church. Definitely, worth a visit regardless your religious affiliation.

Visited July 2013
5 Thank Snoqueen313
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Level 1 Contributor
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great service in beautiful chuech”
Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

Gorgeous architecture and a great weekend mass with friendly parishoners. This wonderful church is hidden off a back alley off Grafton Street. You enter through the alley into a wonderfully restored church. Worth a visit and if you are Catholic it is worrh attemdimg mass

3 Thank Norwoodlbi
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