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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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A North End Landmark

Over the years this beautiful church like so many other has lost many parishioners. The red... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
uphamkw
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New Bedford, Massachusetts
Simply gorgeous

This is an absolutely beautiful church. Built by the French Canadian immigrants that settled in New... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2018
Jackie N
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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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“midnight mass” (4 reviews)
“choir loft” (2 reviews)
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1359 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford, MA 02746-2024
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+1 508-993-1691
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"attending mass"
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Over the years this beautiful church like so many other has lost many parishioners. The red sandstone exterior needs to be cleaned and when funds are available it will be. Inside and out is a testament to Roman Influence and sitting inside gives one the...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

This is an absolutely beautiful church. Built by the French Canadian immigrants that settled in New Bedford, this church is a tribute to that local heritage and a gift to those who visit.

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Reviewed 21 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

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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
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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
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Reviewed 20 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

1  Thank Helia d
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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
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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
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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
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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
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