St Francis Xavier Cathedral

St Francis Xavier Cathedral

St Francis Xavier Cathedral
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Jane P
Purley, UK18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
We visited a couple of times on our trip and at the 11am Sunday Mass we were treated to the Schola from Montserrat in Barcelona who were in Adelaide for the Fringe. They sang beautifully.
Written 7 March 2023
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Wesley C
Tucson, AZ9,878 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
St. Francis Xavier is Adelaide's Catholic Cathedral. Beautiful stone Gothic exterior. Dates back to 1858. Construction of the Tower (119 ft tall) began in 1887 and houses 18 bells. Church is 186 ft long and 97 ft wide. The interior is relatively modest compared to other cathedrals, but attractive nonetheless. I especially liked the beautiful stained glass rose window.
Written 30 January 2023
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sydneysider48
Sydney, Australia1,157 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
A pleasant church constructed in stone in classic Gothic style. Although smaller than most city cathedrals, the interior is well maintained and has some interesting features, including some lovely stained glass and many other windows in an orange shade which are particularly pleasant in the late afternoon as the sun shines through them spreading a glow through the building.
Written 14 May 2022
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Victorianlad
Melbourne, Australia17,173 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022
It was wonderful to again attend Mass at the oldest Catholic Cathedral in Australia.

The priest was relevant in his homily, and the Mass well attended.

In the 'City of Churches', it's great to see the Catholic faith continuing to prosper and hopefully grow.
Written 12 January 2022
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia14,327 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2021
Construction of St Francis Xavier Cathedral began in 1851 and was consecrated in 1858, although it was not completed until 1996. It remains the oldest Catholic cathedreal in Australia. St Francis Xavier is the Patron Saint of Australia and is also known as the Apostle to the East. He was one of the founders of the Society of Jesus, also known as the Jesuits. The Cathedral is built in Gothic Revival style, it is a notable landmark of the city of Adelaide.
Written 7 July 2021
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Jason S
Melbourne, Australia1,712 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021
In the city of churches this is a nice one, located in Victoria Square it’s got amazing detailed architectural designs to it and very much worth a visit.
Written 26 May 2021
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Oldjack
Greater Melbourne, Australia27,951 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2021
The Roman Catholic Church dates back to 1858 and was built in Gothic Revival Style and sits on the corner of Victoria Square. It was not open to see inside.
Written 15 March 2021
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia14,327 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2020
St Francis Xavier was a founding member of the Society of Jesus, better known as the Jesuits.. He is regarded ass being the Apostle to the East. He is also a Patron Saint of Australia. This magnificent church is a fitting memorial to a man of great faith. It took years to build the cathedral, but it was worth it.
Written 15 July 2020
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Michael-4551
Caloundra, Australia5,458 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
Visited on Thursday 27th February. This is a beautiful building and well worth stopping to see inside.
Written 2 June 2020
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RayParks
Adelaide, Australia2,865 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2020
We had a good look of the church on Monday 25th May, not knowing what’s going on inside. Then, in the evening we learned through the news that new archbishop was appointed.
Written 30 May 2020
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