This is the website of the Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of Barcelona. Here you will find all the necessary information on the most important temple within the Archdioceses of Barcelona. The search function will allow you to discover the church itself, and to pinpoint those aspects of greatest interest to you. This website will bring you into our Church. You will find out everything about its history and art, its liturgical celebrations, and cultural aspects such as the Cathedral's archives and music.
The word Cathedral is a synonym of See. Cathedral derives from the word cathedra (seat) and is, in effect, the residence of the dioceses' Bishop. The place from which he teaches and explains Christian doctrine to the faithful.