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impressive old church

Just across from St. Mary's Assumption church.Under renovation but you can still appreciate its... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
LPY39
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Phoenix, Arizona
Stumbled upon this chirch

A greeter asked us to come and take a look — it’s incredible. Definitely make time to walk past and... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
CarolineL3761
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30 Apr 2018
“impressive old church”
19 Oct 2017
“Stumbled upon this chirch”
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St. Alphonsus, located at 2025 Constance Street, was originally built in 1855 by the Redemptorist Fathers to serve the religious and social needs of the Irish Catholic immigrants who began settling in an area upriver from the French Quarter known as...more
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2025 Constance St, St. Andrews, New Orleans, LA 70130-5003
Garden District
+1 504-524-8116
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Just across from St. Mary's Assumption church.Under renovation but you can still appreciate its beauty.

Thank LPY39
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

A greeter asked us to come and take a look — it’s incredible. Definitely make time to walk past and see this church!

Thank CarolineL3761
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We were out walking, impatiently waiting for a Vietnamese place to open because I was dead set on having pho for late breakfast. For some reason I looked up and what I saw was the steeple of two churches facing off. Walked a couple blocks...More

Thank Americana29
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Here is church gong under construction, even with everything going on. This is a beautiful church! Everything from the stain glass to it's art covered ceilings. This is a site not to be missed.

Thank Wayne H
Reviewed 10 November 2015

We stumbled upon this church by reading about it in a local magazine and sought it out. Formerly a house of worship, but now a cultural center, the structure is amazing with frescoed ceilings, stained glass windows, and a lovely tile floor. The hours are...More

Thank obriens19
Reviewed 10 November 2013

St. Alphonsus is a gorgeous former Catholic Church. Too costly to repair but too beautiful to tear down. Open during limited hours, it makes an interesting stop during a stay in New Orleans. I was amazed by the gorgeous fresco ceilings, the mosaic tiled floors,...More

2  Thank Neesie818
Reviewed 25 August 2013

It also contains a museum that houses Irish, church and other personal memorabilia from the 1850's onward. It is located to the right of the main altar as you face it.

Thank stalprez
Reviewed 25 April 2013

I went to grammar school at this church. It is now decommissioned as a church but is used as a reception hall. It is still a grand building with fond memories of my childhood. I still go there from time to time. Well worth seeing.

Thank Al S
Reviewed 16 April 2013

visited here as part of the St. Joseph's Altar traditions. Beautiful old church, part of three ethnic churches built by immigrants during the 19th century

Thank IrishMom5
Reviewed 2 December 2012

We found this Irish Catholic Church by accident. We were lost. The door was open so we decided to go in. One of our best decisions. We were greeted by a very nice gentleman that gave us the history of the Irish channel and the...More

1  Thank SuzieW2
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Garden District
Head to the Garden District for the full-on New
Orleans experience replete with quaintly clanking
streetcars, proudly grandiose antebellum mansions,
picture perfect avenues lined with live oaks loaded
down with Spanish moss, and a wealth of beautiful
churches and many more architectural marvels. Even a
brief excursion here makes plain why it’s called the
Garden District. So, when you visit be sure to give
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