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Holy Family Cathedral

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The cathedral was closed but we enjoyed visiting as it is the seat of the Catholic Church in... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
jer b
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Bristol, Connecticut
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A Great Beginning

We began our first Alaskan Adventure by attending a welcoming and personable, Saturday, 5:30 Mass... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
danostermiller
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North Aurora, Illinois
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818 West Fifth Ave, Corner of 5th Ave & H St, Anchorage, AK 99501
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

The cathedral was closed but we enjoyed visiting as it is the seat of the Catholic Church in Alaska. The architecture is unusual as it has a very clean and sleek appearance, so different from the highly decorated Gothic style we normally see. We really...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

We began our first Alaskan Adventure by attending a welcoming and personable, Saturday, 5:30 Mass. Was a great way to begin celebrating our 50th Wedding Anniversary. -Dan & Jane

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Beautiful little church in the heart of Anchorage. And, the Pope visited here in 1981. Who's a thought?

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

We went to the Saturday evening mass and were so impressed by the energy of the parishioners and the genuine welcome we received as out of town guests. The faith community here is clearly strong and proud too. And with good reason. We were thoroughly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

We like to visit catholic churches while we are traveling. We started to go into church, but it was the middle of mass, so we came back later...to find the doors locked. :-( We went to the parish office to see if we could peek...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank G H
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Went to 7 am Mass while traveling, very nice service. The community was welcoming and the Mass lasted about 35 minutes

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Martin S
Reviewed 30 June 2018

This is a simple, but inspiring church. What really caught my attention were the beautiful stained glass windows.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

The Dominican Rite Mass at Holy Family Cathedral (4 p.m. Sundays) is something every visitor (Catholic or not) should experience in Anchorage. The building itself is one of the oldest in town. The 1889 Bavarian stained glass windows transports me to Europe and is reminisce...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Every sunday at 1600 they hold a latin mass. Go next door if you need to and get a Latin Mass guide from the bookstore. $10 well spent and then enjoy the very ancient traditions.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank 286natec
Reviewed 11 August 2016

It was great to find a 7:30am Sunday Mass to start our week in Alaska. The cathedral was an easy walk from our downtown hotel, the Anchorage Grande. The congregation and priests were very welcoming, the church was beautiful inside and out, the homily was...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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