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St Patrick's Cathedral

1 Marist Pl, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
+61 2 8839 8400
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Well worth a visit

This cathedral is a building of two halves it seems - original sandstone and a much bigger, more... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Kathryn W
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Sydney, Australia
Great design

The original Cathedral burnt down years ago, I havent been back here for years but went very... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
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1 Marist Pl, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

This cathedral is a building of two halves it seems - original sandstone and a much bigger, more modern main church. The statue of Christ and the crown of thorns are well worth a visit.

Thank Kathryn W
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

The original Cathedral burnt down years ago, I havent been back here for years but went very recently. I love how they have preserved the old parts and have built a new and modern church. Great architecture.

Thank Gemgemhendo
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

The facade of the church is deceivingly cosy and inviting, but the interior is so refurbished with modernity that it has lost its feel of a churchy-feel. Didn't feel very edified because it is too posh and too modern. Yet, I was glad the doors...More

Thank Emmanuel N
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

A very modern design for a Cathedral. As a visitor it has lots of unique features and characteristics to admire. As a patron, a good place to reflect and pray.

Thank Charlotte B
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

If you're looking for somewhere different to attend mass, then this is your place. The acoustics are absolutely amazing and the architecture was eye catching. An hour of solace.

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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Sunday 11am Mass is worth the visit for the outstanding music performed by the choir and organists. The organ is an impressive rebuild of a late 19th century one that has found a new life in this cathedral. There was a lot of ceremony in...More

Thank dnwjames
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is now my local Parish. Not a big church for a cathedral but always enjoyed hearing the mass here especially the 8:00AM service.

Thank KazzainOz
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

I went here today after having been to the Cathedral many times in my childhood, knowing that it had been renovated after a fire many years before but having no idea what it was like inside since I've lived far away for years. Well, I...More

Thank tracey k
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

Visit if feeling spiritual. Nice place amongst all the hustle and bustle of a city. Used to live in the area and is familiar with the church. Was rebuilt due to a fire.

Thank Svs21
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Reviewed 3 May 2016

Not at all what we were expecting! Although the outside of the building is a traditional stonework style, the interior is anything but old fashioned. All is very simple, sleek and modern and the huge extension with its sculptures and hanging crown of thorns was...More

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