Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Richmond

4.8
The Cathedral is recorded on the National and State Registries of Historic Landmarks. Dedicated in 1906, the Cathedral is at Laurel and Monroe Park, the center point at which the region’s sectors converge - academic, business, cultural, governmental, human services and spiritual. Its century-old legacy of leadership and service to the Richmond community and to Virginia is deep and rich. Its design and construction was realized by a single gift of $500,000 provided by Thomas Fortune Ryan, a Virginia-born New York businessman, and his wife, Ida Barry Ryan. The Cathedral has recently undergone a more than $6 million interior and exterior restoration. Over the decades, the Cathedral has played host to diverse performing arts productions and concerts featuring local, national and international artists. The Cathedral’s design, acoustics and ambience make it a particularly pleasing venue for concert audiences and performers.
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  • We have been here for a cople of events. Midnight Mass was the best service. They really have a wonderful service.  more »
  • The Cathedral is located, practically, in the VCU Campus and can be accessed easily via Laurel Avenue. The Renaissance Revival building can be seen handsomely from Monroe Park across the street. The C...  more »
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  • Definitely checked all the boxes as far as a "church" goes in the Richmond area. The historical feel really adds a lot to the ambiance. Definitely worth becoming a member. And the Christmas service was one of the best hands down. The choir was extremely amazing. Was really moved at the experience of the service.
  • Wonderful holy Thursday service. Music was as good as it gets. The bishop was great also.
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