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Cathedral of the Sacred Heart

800 S Cathedral Pl, Richmond, VA 23220-4853
+1 804-359-5651
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Beautiful music, great community

There's always something happening in this church whether it be part of the Richmond community or... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Andrea N
A truly beautiful church!

When we travel, we try to find a catholic mass and were not disappointment when we had the... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Christine F
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800 S Cathedral Pl, Richmond, VA 23220-4853
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

There's always something happening in this church whether it be part of the Richmond community or for the diocese. I really love all those who work here as they've been quite nice and accommodating. If you're lucky, some Sundays they open up their basement which...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2017

When we travel, we try to find a catholic mass and were not disappointment when we had the opportunity to attend a Saturday evening vigil mass at this beautiful cathedral! The church is old and gorgeous. Parking can be difficult with the church being on...More

Thank Christine F
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

Whenever visiting a new place on the weekend we try to catch mass in a Catholic church. This cathedral was awesome. Couldn't believe the size of the pipe organ. The rite of the mass was beautiful. The people in church were very friendly which added...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2016

In all of my travels, I always include a Catholic Church on my must-see list. Indeed, this applies to any historical place of worship. I just feel that this is where some of the best architecture is and the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2016

My daughter was baptized here, beautiful architecture, great mass, choir is really awesome along with acoustics

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Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

My two daughters and I went to mass for their celebration of the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart - a neat day to visit this particular cathedral! The pipe organ & cantor were awesome, the architecture & stained glass windows were beautiful, and the Bishop's...More

Thank Gretchen K
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

Beautiful cathedral with a grand organ and particularly ornate ceiling in particular. Nearly surrounded by VCU campus buildings but not overwhelmed by them,. Parking available in VCU West Broad Street garage and often validated during services (get QR code from cathedral). Welcoming atmosphere, small gift...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2016

This was my 2nd visit to the Cathedral for Sunday mass while in town. I've enjoyed my visits to this church immensely - it's beautiful inside!

Thank Erika A
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Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

My family and I are parishioners of Sacred Heart in Norfolk, VA and we wanted to visit our Diocese's Cathedral so we made the trip to Richmond and were blessed with a warm welcome, great homily by the Bishop and a sweet old Parishioner named...More

Thank dczanowski
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

Built in the early 1900s, the architecture and details in the building are amazing. The organ is still in use and the acoustics are fantastic. I would love to come back for a tour of the crypt and a Christmas concert.

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