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St. Francis Xavier Cathedral

West Hill Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
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“attend mass” (4 reviews)
“old church” (3 reviews)
“stained glass” (2 reviews)
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West Hill Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were married at this magnificent church this past Friday. We are from New York and wanted to have a destination wedding but still wanted to stay true to our religion and have a catholic ceremony. It is an absolutely breathtaking church,...More

Thank Latoya S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attending Stations of the cross and Palm Sunday Mass. Very welcoming community. The Tabernacle is absolutely beautiful and the stain glass is unique

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Reviewed January 28, 2018

A friendly parish in close proximity to the cruise ship port. Taxi services available to and from Mass from most hotels. If on vacation without a suit, no problem, Saturday services are more casual anyways.

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Reviewed January 13, 2018

We ran into this church as we perused the streets of Nassau. I'm not sure if it was the first church on the island or the first Catholic church on the island. Either way, it's a must see! The original building was locked, but a...More

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Reviewed January 5, 2018

Passing by, we entered to pray. It was a week day. very nice accomodations. Felt peace as expected. Very different from catholic churches in Brazil

Thank Jorge007007
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Reviewed September 18, 2017

My husband and I attended this Cathedral yesterday for the 11 a.m. Mass. It was very moving. I especially enjoyed the choir and MOST OF ALL, the female soloist ~ extremely talented. As she sang, I got goosebumps, it was so beautiful!!! I loved seeing...More

Thank John and Cathy G
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Reviewed July 5, 2017

We were not here on a Sunday so we missed the opportunity to attend a mass which other reviewers stated was excellent. We loved the old building door ways and tiles so we wandered around the grounds and absorbed the love the parishioners have tended...More

Thank jazzydays
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Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Amen,amen!! If you are looking for a church to attend mass....go! I attended on Corpus Christi! Parish was having First Holy Communion. What a true blessing to see all the young boys and girls receive Jesus for the first time! The priest/pastor sermon was enlightening...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2017

The participation in the church is amazing and it will touch your soul. Be prepared for a two hour Mass but the time will fly by as you experience the Holy event like no other.

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Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Very moving Good Friday service. The Passion of Jesus Christ was excellently performed in great detail. God Bless the parishioners of St. Xavier!

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