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Majestic style

This was a stunningly gorgeous cathedral that I found open during the day so I could go in and see... read more

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Beautiful church!

This was one of four churches we visited on a Tour of Churches. It's beautiful: the windows, the... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
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108 N Dithridge St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2680
+1 412-621-4951
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Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

The next time you are in Pittsburgh be sure to go to St. Paul Cathedral to see this beautiful church. More importantly go to Mass when Father Joe Freedy is the celebrant. He truly has been given a gift from God and he shares it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a stunningly gorgeous cathedral that I found open during the day so I could go in and see the majestic style. There was carved wood paneled walls with stain glass panel windows all around. The altar was white with gold leaf and there...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2018

This would be my 2nd time visiting Cathedral. But St Paul might be the winner (first is St Giles). It has beautiful carving and pictures. It depicts a lot of learning from bible. It has 3 stories and the top is really high you should...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2018

This was one of four churches we visited on a Tour of Churches. It's beautiful: the windows, the ceiling, the floor, the statues.

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

We attended Mass here while in town visiting our daughter in college. The catherdral is so pretty! Street parking was free because it was a Sunday. The choir sang ... it was a beautiful experience. Even if your are not Catholic, you should try to...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

We attended a wedding in this beautiful turn of the century cathedral and were just in awe. Beautiful stained glass windows and quarter sawn oak throughout. Beautiful architecture.

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Absolutely beautiful church, very clean and well maintained inside. We stopped by at "off peak" times and immediately felt a quiet, calming atmosphere. Centrally located enough to have a few streets full of stores nearby (e.g. Starbucks) but not at the heart of downtown (about...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018

This chruch is so beautiful from outside with all the details carving from the ground to the roof, and the inside with white marbles decorated where the Priest standing are breath taking, above the front door is the Organ station. You have to run across...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

This is the Mother Church of the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese. Vibrant ministries include music, liturgical, TV, and young adults. Thousands of people of all ages, cultures, and diverse backgrounds celebrate the many masses offered. This holy, peaceful space is a magnificent example of 14th century...More

Thank sue p
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I'd been to this cathedral some years ago, and remembered the beauty of the building. At a recent Sunday noon Mass, I learned that the liturgy and music are every bit as glorious as the building which houses them. The first song, the Introit, I...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Myself, husband, and his three brothers just attended Mass their this past Sunday. Just walking into this Cathedral makes you feel good. It has something about it that takes you back to when you were young and the way the churches used to look and...More

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