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Beautiful Cathedral

We have been here for a cople of events. Midnight Mass was the best service. They really have a... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Richmond, Virginia
Saturday service

We attended Saturday mass at this magnificent cathedral and were impressed by the grandeur of the... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
nj, usa
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

We have been here for a cople of events. Midnight Mass was the best service. They really have a wonderful service.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank bwb138
Reviewed 14 September 2018

The Cathedral is located, practically, in the VCU Campus and can be accessed easily via Laurel Avenue. The Renaissance Revival building can be seen handsomely from Monroe Park across the street. The Cathedral is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Richmond and open...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

We attended Saturday mass at this magnificent cathedral and were impressed by the grandeur of the building and the devotion of the parishioners. Truly a spiritual experience; my wife loved the fact that we happened to stop by during a baptism mass of seven infants.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tosl
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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Andrea N
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

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Pittgrad91
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

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Huskies74
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

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

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

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank gale4c55
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

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Gretchen K
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

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Kim H
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