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Reno, Nevada: Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral


About Reno, Nevada:

Reno, Nevada bills itself as “the biggest little city in the world” and like its larger neighbor, Las Vegas, is known as a mecca for gamblers. It is also, however, a vacation spot for many……due to the nearby mountains and the great skiing to be found there, as well as the many summer activities at Lake Tahoe.


About St. Thomas Aquinas Cathedral in Reno:

Naturally, many of those visitors  to Reno are going to be Catholic and so it means that they will be looking for a place to attend Mass. Probably the most readily accessible of the churches in Reno is Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral.

The growth of this area stemmed from mining, not gambling, in the early years and that is reflected inside the Cathedral. The altar is made from native Nevada Aragonite from a local mine owned by the brother of then Bishop Connelly.

Among other notable features of the Cathedral is a life-size replica of Michelangelo’s “Pieta”.


Traveling to St. Thomas Aquinas Cathedral in Reno:


Address: 310 W 2nd St, Reno, NV 89503

GPS coordinates: 39° 31′ 33.2004” N, 119° 49′ 3.5148” W

Tel:    +1 (775) 329-2571

e-mail: use contact form on their website

Click here for the official website of Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral in Reno, Nevada. The Mass schedule is on the website as well as a calendar of other activities such as Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, recitation of the Rosary, etc. Be sure to click on the link under “Cathedral” for great descriptions of the stained glass windows.

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