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Address: 61 Marcy Street, Southbridge, MA 01550
Phone Number: +1 508-765-0601
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Notre Dame Church is a brilliant example of Rococo Architecture, an...

Notre Dame Church is a brilliant example of Rococo Architecture, an impressive place of worship or just to enjoy the beauty. Each stone was purchased from the surplus of the Spanish American War for $1.00 each from the U.S. Government. Secretary of State William Leonard Marcy willed his family's Estate for the site of new parish. Ask for a tour- Margaret Ferrand Office Manager.

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A Parish reaching out to local communities!

If you want to meet a Parish that reaches out to the people of the community, then visit what is now called Saint John Paul II Parish. They are extremely active in providing for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
Mary L
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Southbridge, Massachusetts
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Southbridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you want to meet a Parish that reaches out to the people of the community, then visit what is now called Saint John Paul II Parish. They are extremely active in providing for those in need in a number of ways. St. Vincent du Paul, made up of volunteers, is available to help those who may have a temporary... More 

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North Port, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We stopped by for mass, and just fell in love with this 100 year old church. Built by the French who settled in Southbridge 100 years ago. Beautifully decorated and a fantastic homily by Father Peter.

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Winchester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We went to a service in this church and was stunned when we walked inside. It was built in 1912 and was absolutely beautiful. The carvings, the stations of the cross, the woodwork, every detail was embellished beautifully. A must see.

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Parrish, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

The church recently celebrated it's 100th anniversary, though the parish is older. The town has recently undergone merging 4 parishes into 1 with this being the main facility. Beautiful inside and out. Presently renovating the original organ for an even better sound.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Amazing if u like churches. This was built with old immigrant labor back in the day. Cool to vist but not an attraction. Its a church

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Brookfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

Absolutely breathtakingly beautiful more cathedral than church building. Grew up & got married here. Very sad that due to finances and parish downsizing / consolidating now part of "shared" parish of three (?) smaller churches.

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Thank Ipacklast
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

As much as I am hesitant to say something negative about a church, I am displeased it's being forced to use this one, after the diocese decided there were too many churches in my town and closed all the Catholic Churches expect this one... And now it's a mix of whatever Priest they have on hand and others who are... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

This is my childhood church and while the visits now are mostly for sad occasions, I still feel a joy and wonder at how beautiful it is. The stained glass windows, the arches, the multiple altars and carvings as well as the handpainted stations of the cross are as exquisite as many that I have seen in Europe. I hope... More 

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Southbridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

We've been to this venue twice and the redecorated meeting / dining/ reception space is charming. Each December the upstairs is the site of the Festival of Giving Trees. One of the days of this multi-day event is designated as Senior Day and a low cost luncheon is available in this space. The consistently good food, low price for seniors... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2015

A must see when you are in the area. Please go in to see the beautiful interior that no words can express. It will be a sight to remember. The architecture is magnificent. Check it out and enjoy!!

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