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Historical Church

St. Martinville is the center of Acadian history. The church is beautiful and the people at Mass... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
1025pm
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Home Town Church

This is one of the oldest church in LA in my home town of St.Martinville. I am was down there May... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
25alg
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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The mother church of the Acadians, this lovely 162-year-old church sits in the heart of charming St. Martinville.
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201 Evangeline Blvd, Saint Martinville, LA 70582-4538
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+1 337-394-6021
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

St. Martinville is the center of Acadian history. The church is beautiful and the people at Mass even more so. A very welcoming community. The history is so very important to me because of my connection with the Acadians through my great grandfather and his...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2018

This is one of the oldest church in LA in my home town of St.Martinville. I am was down there May 2018 for a vist with my family. This historical site is beautiful and well maintained through the year. Christmas time, the yard is like...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Attended mass here while we were on vacation. The church is absolutely beautiful with gorgeous stained glass windows and amazing painted stations of the cross that I believe are from France. The Sunday 5pm mass was well attended and we felt very welcomed there. There...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

This majestic structure exudes religious freedom and rich history. The hard-working, charitable and loving congregation and pastor makes for a truly inviting spiritual experience. The grand columns, artwork and stained-glass make this church a grand gem, sitting as the centerpiece of such a quant peaceful...More

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Reviewed January 9, 2018

I have been to this church hundreds of times, but yesterday I took someone there to show them around. It was a different manner of looking at the church. The person I was with is not Catholic so I was able to explain some of...More

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Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

While in Saint Martinville visiting the Acadian Museum, it was only a short walk to this church. It is the home church of the Cajun people and it is quite beautiful inside. It's still an active Parrish, so it is important to be respectful. Behind...More

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed August 20, 2017

This is such a beautiful church. The stain glass windows are impressive.The wood work is so beautiful. Visit the graves and the Evangeline statue on the side and back.

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Reviewed August 8, 2017

Excellent place to visit when in the area with many local attractions all in walking distance. Lots of good local restaurants in the area

Thank Joe c
Reviewed August 6, 2017

Nice church on the outside and grounds. We only looked around the outside and took a look at the statue of Evangeline which is located to the rear of the church.

Thank dasg23
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Just an average looking church with a steeple from the outside but cross the threshold and it is breath taking. Highly recommend a visit here for anyone who appreciates beautiful churches/buildings. Special appreciation for the Stations of the Cross. Most beautiful ones I have ever...More

Thank Christene S
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Response from Michael W | Reviewed this property |
I might be answering this twice, not sure that first answer actually went through. Last time we were there, in last year or so, the pipes were still visible in the organ loft/choir loft and the organ was still in place... More
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