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St Joseph Catholic Church

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Address: 623 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX
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+1 210-227-0126
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09:00 - 13:00
14:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 13:00
14:00 - 16:00

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"A treasure"

We have lived in San Antonio and visited several times as tourists, but this was our first visit to The Cathedral. If you do not visit you are missing out on a great piece of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have lived in San Antonio and visited several times as tourists, but this was our first visit to The Cathedral. If you do not visit you are missing out on a great piece of history.

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San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many years ago my sister and I stopped in at St.Joseph's when we went to River Center Mall. We lit a candle and said a few prayers. This folks is how a Catholic Church is supposed to look. It's very peaceful and a good place to sit and pray or even meditate with its calming atmosphere.Makes you forget your troubles... More 

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Thank 67hollydolly
San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

40 years ago we were married here. It has not changed with beautiful stained glass and a very quiet setting to pray and enjoy what many churches used to look like and be.

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Thank TravelinMan1999
Sugar Land, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St. Joseph is rich in history and is now surrounded with commercial buildings. Nonetheless its authenticity and beauty are nicely preserved. Well worth a walk through.

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Eddy, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This church is so beautiful inside. You feel so peaceful when you enter. It has a unique history, as it remained in place when the buildings were built around it. It is in a little niche off of Commerce street in downtown San Antonio. The decor is magnificent.

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Greenville, North Carolina
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

My family and I walked by St. Joseph's and just peeked in a window--we didn't want to disturb anyone. However, a man inside beckoned us in and welcomed us. It's a small space but very beautiful and peaceful. Some people had come to pray on their lunch break, so we were careful not to disturb anyone. Lovely stained glass as... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

A comfortable place to stop and gather your thoughts before continuing your travels through San Antonio.

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Billings, MT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The church from the outside looks small because it's sandwiched in on all sides by Big Boy commerce. Once you get inside, however, the church is much bigger. It is evident that the parishioners are proud of their church, maintain it well, and good for them for not selling out.

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London
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Called in with the intention of saying a prayer and lighting a candle. However there was a wedding in progress. Bride looked lovely, the groom looked, well, pleased as punch. From the little we saw if the church it looked nice.

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upper michigan
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

our hotel was close by so we could see it from our room. What a gorgeous church..we walked in after a service (it's not open all the time) and just wandered around and took a few pics...they have small gift shop there also. people there are friendly. Nice place to just sit and give God a thanks!!

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