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St Mary Cathedral, Austin

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#5 of 10 in Historic Sites in Austin
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  • Very beautiful the view where the Cathedral, only Tower style. Worth come and meet your interior.
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  • Beautiful Cathedral with stained glass windows and historic woodwork. If you attend a Sunday mass, you'll feel like you are at a prayerful and inspiring concert-- the choir is always amazing!  more »
  • Beautiful Cathedral and the Latin Mass was a treat for the soul. May be the best part of the trip to Austin.  more »
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  • This has been my favorite Catholic church. It's beautiful and impressive structure, great teachings, and warm people are what make this a family church. Have you heard the choir? It is as close to angels singing on earth. My reasons for only three stars comes from having to wait a long time to get out of the parking garage. Everyone now has to insert a hopefully validated ticket to get out instead of just leaving the gate open for mass. If it were but a lesson in patience, then by all means; however, we both need to be at work which is not far in the downtown area. On numerous occasions has this arrangement caused us to be late (and be reprimanded) for work. On a few of those, the validation did not redeem, which causes more frustration to retrieve payment (by us and the others in vehicles ahead) further delaying what once was a streamlined exit. The only solution in our control is to jet out of mass as soon as we've received Communion. That invokes feelings of guilt for bailing out of mass prior to its conclusion. Solutions, one or both: Leave gates open on Sunday Change noon mass to 1130 or 1100. (Much more difficult, not impossible, on a schedule that has been fixed for years.)
  • How can you rate this very beloved Cathedral except to say it deserves 100 stars in this 5 star world. A place of peace while surrounded now with the fervent downtown activity. I believe all the marathons that close access to parishioners on many Sundays cause an unfair struggle to the proud churches downtown. I have real respect for this lovely, caring, & continuing house of God.
  • Seat of the Austin diocese. Beautiful and traditional cathedral with stained glass windows and all seats facing forward toward the altar. Beautiful music. Traditional Latin Mass at 3:30 on Sunday. Confession offered almost every day at 11:30. Downtown but free parking in the garage on San Jacinto b/w 10th and 9th.
  • The 1:45 pm Spanish Mass is beautiful. The choir is excellent, a very folky style...
  • da churchz are so nicee omg so niixwee

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