Monthly Archives: March 2014

Birmingham News Features Blessed Sacrament—and Its Weekly Latin Mass—among the “Ten Most Amazing Churches in Birmingham”

Church-Blessed-Sacrament-01Link: Are these the 10 most amazing churches in Birmingham? See this Lenten list (Spiritual Journey)

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in West End sometimes seems like a forgotten relic. Walking through the interior of this cathedral-style church is the closest you can get to feeling like you’re in a European cathedral. Climbing the stairs to the balcony feels like the setting of a Dan Brown adventure novel.

This is also the site of a weekly Latin Mass, so you can hear the chanting and liturgy in a way that makes you feel like you are in Rome a century ago.

Blessed Sacrament is located at 1460 Pearson Avenue SW—in the West End of Birmingham, near Elmwood cemetery.  The Traditional Latin Mass is offered there every Sunday at 10:45 a.m.

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The following video, which was made by two members of our Una Voce chapter, is a short documentary about the church: