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Cathedral of St John the Evangelist

515 Cathedral St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6701
+1 337-232-1322
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This is a beautiful, European inspired cathedral! As someone who has lived in Italy, I was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Naples, Italy

Beautiful church and grounds. Wonderful Catholic Mass. The church and graveyard behind the church... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New Iberia, Louisiana
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This quasi-Romanesque brick cathedral in Lafayette is worth a look.
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515 Cathedral St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6701
+1 337-232-1322
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful, European inspired cathedral! As someone who has lived in Italy, I was surprised. The cemetery behind is also worth a visit.

Thank LisaAnn706
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful church and grounds. Wonderful Catholic Mass. The church and graveyard behind the church is old and interesting to walk through. Wonderful school next to it.

Thank sacredheart70563
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to mass here for All Soul's Day, 1 November. Beautiful church, nice service. No problem with parking.

Thank Bruce O
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Spectacular cathedral. Exquisite architechture. Very beautiful and serene place. Pleasant place to visit.

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The Cathedral is beautiful and an historical wonder. We enjoyed the mass , it was a children's mass. We took pictures and lit candles for our family . We will attend mass here again .

Thank 378jodied
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This is a beautiful, old church. We were there for a Sunday Mass. It's worth seeing even if you don't attend a service.

Thank oldsgm
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Beautiful church modernized but still captures the Cajun spirit. Free with air con. The stained glass windows are among the most beautiful that we had ever seen. Really need a car to get to, but UBER I am sure can deliver.

Thank Les M
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Solemn mass for a recent death of one of our police force. Also first responders, etc...church was full. However, sound system in church is difficult to hear from due to severe echo.

Thank sxtt38a
Reviewed 3 October 2017

As a deacon with the Catholic Church I am so blessed to be able to attend many masses and functions at our Cathedral. Most recently there was a renovation of the inside of the building. The Cathedral Oak (that is over one hundred years old)...More

Thank CruisingDeacon
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We had a guide tour of St. John's Cathedral. The guide was very interesting and knew her history and facts of the cathedral. I brought a group of fifth graders a few years ago. Super tour!!!

Thank Paek2013
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24 August 2017|
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Response from Marsha L | Reviewed this property |
They were having a funeral mass so we were not allowed to go in. We were able to tour the grounds and take photos. I am not sure, but I think it would be OK inside.
Tammy G
14 June 2015|
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