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Holy Family Cathedral

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Address: 818 West Fifth Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501
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+1 907-276-3455
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08:30 - 18:30
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Sun 07:00 - 18:30
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 17:00
Sat 08:30 - 18:30

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Try the Latin Mass

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.

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nate C
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Ellensburg, Washington
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Ellensburg, Washington
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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.

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Thank Nate C
Midland, Texas
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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 very well executed by an energetic and well spoken young priest. Attending Mass while vacationing... More 

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Sneads Ferry, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

As always when we are in a different country or city we look to see where there is a Catholic Church is to goo to Sunday Mass. We were very lucky to have this Cathedral so close. We did go to a 7:30 Mass and was pleased to see this small but welcoming church with its beautiful stained glass windows.... More 

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Wheaton, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We stopped here for Mass on a Sunday morning. The church was small, but very intimate. They had just gotten new stained glass windows that fit in beautifully with the church's interior. The church was crowded many locals as well as tourists, One of the previous pastors said the Mass and he was very encouraging and positive.

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Thank puma1954
Anchorage, Alaska
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The 6 windows in the nave of the church have been replaced with 100 year old stained glass windows that were "rescued" from a closed church in PA. They were restored and brought to Anchorage as part of the Cathedral's 100 year anniversary program. Through a combination of age-old master craftsmanship and modern construction techniques, the windows were re-sized and... More 

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Thank Anchorgal
New Jersey
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433 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

I noticed the church as we had a brief stop in Anchorage during a cruisetour and were walking along Fifth Ave. I am always attracted by interesting building exteriors, especially those of churches, and the pretty exterior structure of Holy Family Cathedral got my attention. I did not have an opportunity to go inside.

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Thank Roobydoo5
Anchorage, Alaska
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

It's a little church in an earthquake prone section of town, which does its duty by helping the homeless, who overwhelm the neighborhood.

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Thank George3702
Anchorage, Alaska
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

Oldest Catholic Church in Anchorage and it now serves a mix that includes the local homeless shelter and some of the wealthiest folks in town. Mass in Spanish and English and Latin. Check their web site for the schedule. People come from all over town to attend Mass here. Visitors are welcomed and it is within easy walking distance of... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Roman Catholic Church right in the middle of the city. Very convenient. Beautiful. Offers mass in both Spanish and English.

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Thank Gigita61
Anchorage, Alaska
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

Wonderful 7:30am Mass on Sunday's This is the best church in town. And I noticed it was full of tourists which is wonderful.

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Thank Nanette J

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