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Holy Name Cathedral

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Address: 735 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60611
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Beautiful church, nice Mass

Went to Sun 11am Mass. The cathedral is beautiful. An interesting mix of typical cathedral + some modern (alter, tabernacle and crucifix). Music was traditional hymns (pipe... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went to Sun 11am Mass. The cathedral is beautiful. An interesting mix of typical cathedral + some modern (alter, tabernacle and crucifix). Music was traditional hymns (pipe organ+ choir).

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Every time we travel to Chicago we attend mass on Saturday. They offer 2 masses on Saturday to make it so easy to attend.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of niceast places for solace anywhere in the world.Big church that host not only prayer but a place to unwind and think. It's a beutiful place. The cardinal there is very down to earth.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favorite times to visit is at Easter....I remember going to Mass there with my father when I lived on Dearboarn and Elm....and went to Roger Eberts funeral there ....daunting....go...light some candles for you intentions no matter what faith u r...or not....it is a vibrant community and very welcoming...and the Sunday Mass parking across the street is free... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love stopping by Holy Name Cathedral for a little quiet time....it is open all day, unlike some local churches. A break from shopping, sightseeing, or work, it is an oasis!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful and historic Catholic cathedral that has a "tree of life" motif as seen in the bronze entry doors as well as the ceiling and altar inside. Although flash is prohibited, if you have a good enough CMOS sensor or higher ISO, you may be able to take decent enough pictures inside.

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Mequon, WI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

The Cathedral was decorated beautifully for the holidays. There is a great variety of masses to choose from each daily if you want to attend mass. You can also just go to Holy Name Cathedral to pray. or light a candle.

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

This cathedral is worth a visit, and one you can stumble across while shopping. Its opposite the John Hancock centre and a lovely visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

One of the most beautiful churches in Chicago. Magnificent for everyone. Definitely 'must see' durging visiting the Windy City

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Notice the bronze doors as you enter, then loot up to see the Resurrection Cross. The stillness and the the beauty centers oneself. Note the Profit Elijah receiving sustenance from an Angel. Listen to the wonderful organ and study the galeros, bishop tasseled hats and understand there symbolism. Go outside and find where bullets hit near the Cathedral's cornerstone during... More 

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