Old Cathedral of St. Mary, San Francisco

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  • Collection of Photos for understand the history of city and earhquacke and fire of 1800´s and 1900''s It is free.  more »
  • It is the first Catholic Cathedral of San francisco and we were surprised to find it in the middle of Chinatown standing among Chinese buildings this Cathedral of brick and with a shiny facade, is worthwhile if you find it you walk around this neighborhood, set in the registration under the clock "son, looks at the time and shuns evil"
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  • One of the historic churches of San Francisco, in the middle of Chinatown. Not worth a visit in my opinion, I found her naked and dismal.
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  • I visited from Corpus Christi Texas. What a beautiful, diverse parish. My heart was enlightened by the message given, "Let go and LET GOD." How appropriate. The beautiful lady on the piano was remarkable, not to mention the choir! Being g a devout Catholic I was able to follow along without any hesitation. Fellow parishioners were warm and welcoming. Thank you for welcoming me. God continued blessings 📿
  • My grandparents were married there in the early 1900s. It's an awsome church.
  • Nice shop with my different crosses for your preference. The gift shop saved my bladder (for free) so many times over the years, I couldn't thank them enough. Dunno if it's still true,but I hope it is. There's a reason I always tell people when you have to go to the bathroom, Jesus saves in Chinatown. (please some make that a title of a movie) Beautiful church,family loved to attend when they were in town. I recommend it.
  • Lovely building in the middle of Chinatown! I was amazed with its architecture as I was with its history. It's so interesting how buildings can also be witness of what a city has been through. It used to be the tallest building in the city and survived the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, only to be gutted a day later by the fires started by the earthquake. The fires were so hot that they melted the church bells and marble altar! It served as a shelter during the WWII, so it's really amazing what these walls could say if they were able to speak!
  • I attended Old Saint Mary's for the many years I lived in the city. It is indeed an old and beautiful church, very popular for weddings. More importantly, it has wonderful priests, good sermons, and a vibrant community. Even though my family now lives in Silicon Valley, we still attend mass from time to time, and my children have all been baptized there.

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