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Cathedral of St Joseph

Open Now: 7:30 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Beautiful Building

I had not attended mass at the cathedral for about 30 years but put it on my list of places to see... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
fishkill, ny
Beautiful and welcoming

Called the church before the visit. The lady who responded was gracious and welcoming. The gates... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

I had not attended mass at the cathedral for about 30 years but put it on my list of places to see when I was back in Hartford. The stained glass windows are awesome! The mosaic behind the altar is also fantastic. The organ sounds...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Called the church before the visit. The lady who responded was gracious and welcoming. The gates were open @ 1430 hrs - renovation is going on the front of the church. There was no one else except us - it is a beautiful church, irrespective...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

I stopped by on a Saturday morning, when it's usually not open, but I got lucky and there were some people decorating for a wedding. They were kind and allowed me to look around. I got some amazing pictures, that don't really do the sanctuary...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tina S
Reviewed 28 July 2018

The driver from our hotel told us about this Church and how beautiful it was we wanted to stop and see it before we left. It really is beautiful, the stained glass windows are the procession of Jesus being led to the cross. We went...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

this is a beautiful church to visit. I highly recommend this for people who are in the mood to see a nice cathedral

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nertj
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We stopped here after touring the Twain and Stowe houses. The sanctuary is impressive to be sure. The stained glass is unlike any I've seen. There was no tour that we could find. It would have been nice to have more history of the building...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Linda J
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This massive spiritual giant gives shining star to the state Capital and the Heart of the Christian family of Connecticut. Although simple in design, there is a certain majestic feeling as you alow the sun to filter througe the strong colors above. The musice is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We drive from Simsbury to go to mass at the cathedral everySunday at 11. It's a gorgeous building with the most beautiful stained glass. The various priests always give inspiring sermons. The music is beyond belief. The organist is a famous concert organist and the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Food9er
Reviewed 27 February 2018

The original Cathedral of St. Joseph was devastated by fire in 1956. But, like a phoenix rising from the ashes, the new ultra-modern structure created as a replacement, was dedicated in 1962. The design firm was Eggers and Higgins of New York. The soaring vault...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

We've been for both Mass and a Graduation. The inside will remind you of some of the great cathedrals in Europe, but much better it and more open feeling. It feels a bit sacrilegious to describe it in museum quality terms, but the stained glass...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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