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Church of the Transfiguration

5 Bay View Dr, Orleans, MA 02653-2206
+1 508-255-1094
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Community of Jesus Church

I highly recommend visiting this church and taking the guided tour if your travels take you to... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
ITRT
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Virginia
Inspiring Church

Inspiring church that welcomes all for services they say but also welcomes all for tours. The... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Lester A
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Verona, Nj
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5 Bay View Dr, Orleans, MA 02653-2206
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

I highly recommend visiting this church and taking the guided tour if your travels take you to Orleans, MA. You can reserve a tour time online at a time that fits your schedule. The community is an ecumenical one governed by an elected superior and...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Inspiring church that welcomes all for services they say but also welcomes all for tours. The building is a work of art. The pipe organ is unbelievable. Make sure you take a tour (or attend a service) that will allow you to experience a demonstration.

2  Thank Lester A
CommofJesus, Publicist at Church of the Transfiguration, responded to this review

We are very glad that your visit to the Church of the Transfiguration was a blessing to you. Every Sunday all are welcome to join us for Eucharist at 10:00 am. The weekday service schedule is available on our website.

Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We were lucky enough to get a quick private tour oneThursday morning ! Intricate tile work, amazing organ, lovely grounds.

3  Thank Linda S
CommofJesus, Publicist at Church of the Transfiguration, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting. For those who are not able to visit the Church in person there are many photographs on the website, plus a virtual tour! Please enjoy!

Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped to photos the angel on the tower and found we could visit inside the sanctuary. We met an extremely nice and informative lady that led us on a tour telling how the sanctuary was pieced together by all the different artist from all...More

2  Thank Brad P
CommofJesus, Publicist at Church of the Transfiguration, responded to this review

So glad you visited! The planning for the church and art program took over 10 years and we are happy to be able to share it.

Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We visited the church today on the recommendation from a local. It was amazing! The mosaics, frescos are truly unbelievable. We were offered a tour and readily accepted. Later we came back for a Evensong service which was just beautiful. I wish we lived closer...More

2  Thank Hill G
CommofJesus, Publicist at Church of the Transfiguration, responded to this review

Throughout the fall we will be singing Evensong/Vespers on Saturday evenings at 5:15 pm. The calendar on the Community of Jesus website has full service information. Glad that you were able to join us last weekend.

Reviewed 29 August 2016

I have been here and had the mistresses give me a tour several times as part of a group. The organ recital was included and was very impressive. I have not heard a formal concert by either the choir or the band but apparently they...More

Thank Janet R
CommofJesus, Publicist at Church of the Transfiguration, responded to this review

So glad that you were able to have a tour with one of our docents. The full concert schedule is available on the Church of the Transfiguration website. The next choral concert with Gloriae Dei Cantores on Oct. 28 & 29, and includes the Mozart...More

Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

There are three recommended activities when visiting this monasteriel community based on the Benedictine Christian practice. Founded and staffed by the Sisters of Jesus, the church itself is a magnificent edifice that combines traditional Roman with more modern Christian design. The first recommendation is to...More

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Christy H, Publicist at Church of the Transfiguration, responded to this review

Thanks for your recommendations! Please visit our website for information about upcoming events and church tours! All are welcome to join us for our worship services.

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful churches I have been in and I have travelled extensively. It is steeped in nature, especially Cape Cod's. The floors are covered with mosaics featuring the birds and fauna of the Cape. The nave floor is covered with...More

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Christy H, Publicist at Church of the Transfiguration, responded to this review

So glad you were able to visit, and that you enjoyed all the Cape Cod references in the art program. If you would like to see news about the Church please follow Church of the Transfiguration on facebook!

Reviewed 26 July 2016

The grounds of this Church, and the surrounding harbor and town are lovely. They've built a community where it seems that all find a purpose and contribute to the common good. The tour is informative and led by "members" of the community who are interested...More

1  Thank Roberta R
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

If you can visit the church when they are a concert, don't hesitate. The brass and organ concerts are spectacular. Just seeing the inside of the church is worth the visit.

1  Thank Judith K
Christy H, Publicist at Church of the Transfiguration, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words. There are several concerts schedule during the fall months. Please visit our website events calendar for more information! Hope to see you again.

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