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Old St. Augustine's

243 N Lawrence St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1103
+1 215-627-1838
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God's Sanctuary in Philadelphia

Walking south on 4th Street in Philadelphia, we came upon this most magnificent historic Catholic... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Southampton, Pennsylvania

Beautiful Church. Welcoming clergy. Gorgeous artwork, fresca, Very spiritual environment. Would... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Palm Springs, California
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243 N Lawrence St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1103
+1 215-627-1838
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Walking south on 4th Street in Philadelphia, we came upon this most magnificent historic Catholic Church. Founded during Colonial times, the church has a long history of "saving" the people of Philadelphia. When I entered the building, I was in awe of the building and...More

Thank Tetor22
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Beautiful Church. Welcoming clergy. Gorgeous artwork, fresca, Very spiritual environment. Would like to visit in the Spring when the Healing Garden is in bloom.

Thank cel82257
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We make sure to find a church so we can attend mass when we travel. This church is beautiful and very inviting church. They clergy made us feel welcome and not uncomfortable at all.

Thank TALNewYork
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

In Old City of Philadelphia behind Old St. Augustines, you will find a Secret Healing Garden. This is a serene little space with a prayer bell and seating. I highly recommend a visit here to enjoy a peaceful retreat from city business.

Thank Audrey C
Reviewed 6 August 2016

St Augustine's Catholic Church (at 4th & Vine Sts) in the Old City section of Philadelphia is a little off the beaten path as far as historical sites to visit in the city but well worth the time. Founded in 1796, the church and its...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 22 March 2016

St Augustine's is a very impressive church, which is open for a few hours on the weekdays. The sanctuary is spectacular, and the bells play music at noon. It's a very nice experience, and one that's quite underrated.

1  Thank MrSaturn64
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We ended our weekend here with Sunday night Mass. It is simply stunning inside! Everything about the building was so beautiful. Stop by if you get the chance!

Thank iDeacon
Reviewed 2 August 2014

I visited this beautiful, historical Church. It is worth seeing. I also attended Mass and the Augustinian Friars who serve the Church are fantastic men. If you are in historical Philadelphia stop in and see if you can get a tour. It is right next...More

Thank TonyBur
Reviewed 13 February 2014

On the recommendation of a local store keeper, I decided to attend Mass at the lovely Old St. Augustine's Catholic Church (also it was the closest Catholic Church to my hotel). I am very happy I did as it is a lovely church that has...More

3  Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 5 January 2012

I think this is one of the most beautiful churches in the city or the whole state. Our daughter's wedding was here and although it has been almost 5 years, we are still getting compliments on how much everyone loves this Philly historis and majestic...More

Thank Ginnietraveler
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