St. Louis Cathedral

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615 Pere Antoine Aly (at Chartres St)
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 525-9585
Church, Spiritual, Performing Arts

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  • Oldest active Cathedral in the United States.
  • Since 1727 New Orleanians have worshipped in churches on this site. A fire in 1788 burned the church to the ground. Construction of a new church began in early 1789, & was completed in December 1794.
  • Beautiful cathedral, be sure to stay quite inside.
  • Gentlemen: It's not that cold in here, so please remove your hats.
  • Beautiful fresco on the ceiling.
  • Try to get here right at dusk, so that as the sun turns off, the windows turn on. Breathtaking.
  • The New Battle of New Orleans: say a prayer to end Violence, Murder, Racism.
  • Show up early for mass.
  • Tip-toe in and tip-toe out...there may be mass going on inside!
  • Go to mass, an amazing celebration in America's oldest Catholic Church
  • See the front during the day and the back during the night!
  • Ice cold AC! Great place to cool off or pray.
  • It's free to visit and the inside is beautifully painted and lit up with colors from the stained glass windows.
  • beautiful weddings!
  • light a candle to Mary in hopes that your prayers will come true.
  • Mass is currently 12.05 PM daily. Hours do vary depending on the time of year, check website. Magnificent in so many ways. Mass here is always a joy to celebrate w/local & visiting parishioners.
  • Delightfully creepy at night. The free walking tour is great
  • Stunning - go inside and light a candle. Beautiful stained glass and murals.
  • Gorgeous landmark... Kodak moment. Visit the museums!
  • Don't forget to donate or light a candle for someone you know who needs it. This cathedral is beautiful! Such great positive energy.