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Address: Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2L8, Canada
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+1 902-863-2338

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beautiful college cathedral

We explored Xavier and went into the cathedral. It was unexpectedly beautiful inside - beautiful architecture and windows. We had the plac eto ourselves. Would love to go to... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
Newport Beach, California
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Antigonish, Canada
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Most of the weddings/funerals/parties that are held here are done by volunteers and done very well. I would book with them for sure.

Thank veronicanovak07
Newport Beach, California
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

We explored Xavier and went into the cathedral. It was unexpectedly beautiful inside - beautiful architecture and windows. We had the plac eto ourselves. Would love to go to service there.

Thank beentheretooo
Ottawa, Ontario
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

Lovely church on the St. Francis Xavier campus. Decorated with great swags of tartans for a wedding while we were there - beautiful

Thank retinott
Lakeland, Tennessee
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

Really enjoyed all the tartans displayed in the cathedral--a different one on each column, draped on the lecterns, atop the piano.

Thank conundrum2016
Antigonish, Canada
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9 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

,,,Beautiful old church. ,,very lovely easy ascessible,.lots of parking ,the 430 pm mass has a huge turnout

Thank debbielewis314
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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73 reviews
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

This cathedral is quite good and I liked to visit that one at every Sunday with my owner (lady, 72 yrs old) at Antigonish. The environment was quite good and calm. At the end of prayer, people liked to take light food and drinks. This was my amazing experience overall.

Thank soumeng2016
Valdosta, United States
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58 reviews
31 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

Positioned at the top of a hill so the uphill approach from the front is the way to see it the first time. The inside is more impressive as it has much more detail and color. Went on a weekday when students were not in session so parking was easy. While different in the details it has similar grand style... More 

Thank William F
Lakeland, Florida
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144 reviews
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

Beautiful very large church. Beautiful decor. Close to st,fx college. Close to the downtown part of Antigonish, easy to find lots of parking.

Thank Pauline. M
Antigonish, Canada
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76 reviews
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Reviewed 21 December 2015

This is a beautiful old church that has some great art work and historic architecture. The church is in need of repainting, which I have come to find out happened a few years back but ended up being the wrong type of paint. The paint below it was different from the one that was used previously and they expand and... More 

Thank jdeleeb
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 30 September 2015

The beauty of this place is beyond belief! High ceilings with Hand painted angels, archangels and saints inspire shivers as one contemplates how some talented soul achieved these great works. Be there when the organist is filling the space with awesome sound, sit quietly and contemplate the worlds around you. Just be there to be in tune with your self.

Thank Bonnie F

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