Churches/ Cathedrals in San Diego

Churches & Cathedrals in San Diego, CA

Churches & Cathedrals in San Diego

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  • Amy W
    Phoenix, AZ116 contributions
    Mary, Star of the Sea was quiet, peaceful and dressed to celebrate the season. The grounds had several monuments honoring those that have been lost. If you enjoy visiting area churches it is worth stopping by for 10 minutes or so as you drive through a shopping area in La Jolla.
    Written 7 March 2022
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  • GlobalGypsy_13
    San Diego, CA2 687 contributions
    This landmark Catholic church in Litfle Italy is currently undergoing a restoration. However, masses are currently (Feb. 2020) being celebrated in the adjacent parish hall.
    Written 10 February 2020
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  • permia
    Ireland37 627 contributions
    With an attractive golden hue provided by the evening light, it made for a grand profile. In sylvan surrounds, it has pleasing features including a fine belfry.

    A foundation stone was placed in 1868 but dedication of the church didn’t happen until about 50 years later.
    Written 17 November 2019
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  • permia
    Ireland37 627 contributions
    As we approached it looked increasingly magnificent, gleaming white in the brilliant morning sunshine. A fine belfry soars heavenwards complimenting other decorative features. Grand red steps lead the ascent to the entrance.

    The beauty continues within. Standing at the rear the vista along the nave is awe-inspiring. Ornate columns and arches lead to the attractive altar area. A sculptural image of the Last Supper adorns the altar.

    Much lovely statuary is throughout, including one of Pope John Paul II and Mother Theresa. Stained glass is gorgeous, luminous and hopeful.

    A grand organ is in an elevated area above the entrance. Admirable wood craft is to the fore in the impressive dark ceiling.
    Written 10 November 2019
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  • angelvet
    New York City, NY158 contributions
    While in the Point Loma area for a conference I stopped by Saint Agnes Church to participate in Stations of the Cross on a Friday during Lent. The congregation and pastor were very friendly and the Way of the Cross presented was a wonderful interpretation relevant for today's world.
    Written 19 March 2019
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  • marfak
    Half Moon Bay, CA937 contributions
    This is a beautiful cathedral in downtown San Diego. Mass with the huge pipe organ and choir was inspirational. Highly recommended.
    Written 9 March 2020
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  • j v
    San Diego, CA45 contributions
    C3 has helped me realize the need for God and fellowship in my life. We attended this church a couple of years ago to check it out. Amazing experience, and gone most everyweek since. This church and congregration is unique and driven by God. Join them or sit back and watch them grow.
    Written 18 February 2020
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  • ExpoNationals
    Bakersfield, CA4 052 contributions
    Stunning Catholic Church in the San Diego area. As a first time visitor, I was very impressed. Both the interior and exterior of the Church is beautiful. All the parishioners were smiling and looking happy. They seem to be very well organized. They even had folks directing traffic in the parking lot! How cool is that?

    If we lived in the area, I think we'd be parishioners at Our Lady of Mount Carmel.
    Written 22 July 2019
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  • 3comguy
    Los Angeles52 contributions
    Saint Jude Shire located in San Diego, California is a catholic church dedicated to those who pry or follow St. Jude Thaddeus. Many who have pry to St. Jude to guidance and help have had their wishes come true. The church is located just south of San Diego.
    Written 22 April 2015
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  • illinois travelere
    1 683 contributions
    This church has a number of beautiful stained glass windows, but there are also two outdoor installations that are worth seeing. Both feature signature ceramic ornamentation.

    In 2004 the project of Eagle Troop 685 was an outdoor Stations of the Cross located by the Parish Hall.

    In 2013 the project of Eagle Troop 681 was a series of plaques with the names and dates of early California missions. The brick path connects the church and the office building and features a statue of Saint Junnipero Serra.

    Everything is beautifully landscaped.
    Written 16 August 2019
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  • Hollie J
    San Diego, CA58 contributions
    What a great dose of what I need every Sunday morning. It always seems on point, and down to earth the truth. You need to come try it out!
    Written 30 November 2015
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