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St. Anthony of Padua Church

1359 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford, MA 02746-2024
+1 508-993-1691
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Stunning ! An old world experience. Try and catch an organ concert.

You will not find a more beautiful church in the area. It is very European inside and just... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Fall River, Massachusetts
Utterly Beautiful Cathedral

Church is just beautiful inside. Mass is so enjoyable. I went alone, so I could sit wherever I... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Craig B
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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“midnight mass” (4 reviews)
“choir loft” (2 reviews)
1359 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford, MA 02746-2024
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

You will not find a more beautiful church in the area. It is very European inside and just magnificent. It is a deeply spiritual experience to attend Mass on Sunday or to hear an organ concert when all the lights are turned on. Check church...More

Thank Maryann01
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Church is just beautiful inside. Mass is so enjoyable. I went alone, so I could sit wherever I wanted.

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Thank you Fr O Rourke for the guided tour of this magnificent church.What a gem awaits you after visiting St Anthony's.It is almost impossible to describe the churches interior,but rest assured any visitor who enters this church will remember it for a lifetime.Stunning is the...More

Thank Liam p
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This church is to me the most beautiful in the New England States, it is if you are in the European old churches and I have seen tons. Many, many years ago they wanted it to be a Basilica. I was married here and they...More

Thank Helia d
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a beautiful church, I have attended many services there...if you go to the early mass, to sit and watch the sun rise and stream through the stained glass windows...well, it's just very spiritual.

Thank BigMama0369
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We attended the 10:30 mass and had a wonderful, unique experience. We arrived a little early and my husband was wondering if we could see the choir loft. As we were standing there, a woman invited us up and as we were walking up.the stairs...More

Thank Virginia V
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Absolutely ASTOUNDING , in every way. A beautiful grand cathedral built by the nickels and dimes of early French immigrants to this New Bedford neighborhood. Awe-inspiring, inside and out (especially INSIDE).

Thank Larry A
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I had gone to a mass for a funeral and was quite impressed with the inside of this church, really beautiful. If you are interested in beautiful churches check this one out.

Thank middleboro
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This is a catholic church that is beautiful inside. It has a lot of history. Please visit you will be amazed

Thank drobit6812
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Off the beaten path, this historic gem is a must see for an East Coast cultural tourist that loves architectural marvels. It is often locked, so call ahead or simply knock on the parish office door to have the attendant open it for you. Aside...More

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