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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 September 6, 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 August 20, 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 September 6, 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

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Reviewed August 20, 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

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Reviewed August 20, 2018

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

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Reviewed August 18, 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

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Reviewed August 4, 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

Thank G H
Reviewed July 18, 2018

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

Thank Martin S
Reviewed June 30, 2018

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

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Reviewed June 11, 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

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Reviewed May 22, 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.

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Reviewed August 11, 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

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