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Address: 61 Marcy Street, Southbridge, MA 01550
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+1 508-765-0601

Notre Dame Church is a brilliant example of Rococo Architecture, an...

Notre Dame Church is a brilliant example of Rococo Architecture, an impressive place of worship or just to enjoy the beauty. Each stone was purchased from the surplus of the Spanish American War for $1.00 each from the U.S. Government. Secretary of State William Leonard Marcy willed his family's Estate for the site of new parish. Ask for a tour- Margaret Ferrand Office Manager.

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Very classy spot for a wedding

I attended a wedding here last fall and can only say very positive things about the Priest and altar servers. This was a very memorable wedding!

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Charlton, Massachusetts
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Charlton, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

I attended a wedding here last fall and can only say very positive things about the Priest and altar servers. This was a very memorable wedding!

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Southbridge, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is a newly organized parish comprised of the four Catholic churches in Southbridge, one of which closed totally, and the other three are used at different times. The church is growing and the members have grown closer together as the years have passed. Parishioners have made a great effort to bind together in a spirit of cooperation in becomming... More 

Thank Helenti2014
Southbridge, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you want to meet a Parish that reaches out to the people of the community, then visit what is now called Saint John Paul II Parish. They are extremely active in providing for those in need in a number of ways. St. Vincent du Paul, made up of volunteers, is available to help those who may have a temporary... More 

Thank Mary L
North Port, Florida
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

We stopped by for mass, and just fell in love with this 100 year old church. Built by the French who settled in Southbridge 100 years ago. Beautifully decorated and a fantastic homily by Father Peter.

Thank BernieL143
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

We went to a service in this church and was stunned when we walked inside. It was built in 1912 and was absolutely beautiful. The carvings, the stations of the cross, the woodwork, every detail was embellished beautifully. A must see.

Thank Lee S
Parrish, Florida
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

The church recently celebrated it's 100th anniversary, though the parish is older. The town has recently undergone merging 4 parishes into 1 with this being the main facility. Beautiful inside and out. Presently renovating the original organ for an even better sound.

Thank Roger F
Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Amazing if u like churches. This was built with old immigrant labor back in the day. Cool to vist but not an attraction. Its a church

Thank k123-foodie
Brookfield, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 10 October 2015

Absolutely breathtakingly beautiful more cathedral than church building. Grew up & got married here. Very sad that due to finances and parish downsizing / consolidating now part of "shared" parish of three (?) smaller churches.

Thank Ipacklast
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

As much as I am hesitant to say something negative about a church, I am displeased it's being forced to use this one, after the diocese decided there were too many churches in my town and closed all the Catholic Churches expect this one... And now it's a mix of whatever Priest they have on hand and others who are... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 4 June 2015

This is my childhood church and while the visits now are mostly for sad occasions, I still feel a joy and wonder at how beautiful it is. The stained glass windows, the arches, the multiple altars and carvings as well as the handpainted stations of the cross are as exquisite as many that I have seen in Europe. I hope... More 

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