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Old St. Joseph's Church

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Old St. Joseph's Church

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jer b wrote a review Aug 2018
Bristol, Connecticut1,877 contributions506 helpful votes
The church gate was closed on a midweek day, so we admired the church from afar. Old St. Joseph Church is the oldest Catholic church in Philadelphia and was established in 1733. A sign outside the church provides this information. It is an active parish with masses on the
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Date of experience: August 2018
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ElaineAndGreg wrote a review Mar 2018
Chesterland, Ohio2,360 contributions776 helpful votes
As others have noted. Old St. Joseph's Church is the oldest Catholic Church in Philadelphia (only one signer of the declaration, Stephen Carroll, was Catholic). The church is close by many other revolution-era sites, although it is a little younger. The church itself is not
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Date of experience: March 2018
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toddayo wrote a review Oct 2017
philadelphia367 contributions97 helpful votes
My daughter got married at the church in early September. This is an amazing institution with an ideal location. The beauty and architecture of the church played a big role in the success of the day. One of the nicest churches in Philadelphia.
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Date of experience: September 2017
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pjmdvm wrote a review Aug 2017
Atlanta, Georgia1,737 contributions106 helpful votes
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Attended a wedding here August 2017. Amazing location close to Independence Hall. Some information about the church, including a copy of a letter from George Washington, is posted on the back wall. Charming, modest, church with rich historical significance for Philadelphia.
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Date of experience: August 2017
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Patricia C wrote a review Jan 2017
Bellefonte91 contributions34 helpful votes
This is a beautiful small church in the middle of the historic part of the city. It is the first catholic church in Philadelphia. Mass is celebrated there with many convenient times on the weekend. It is small but you definitely feel like you are part of the service. It can be
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Date of experience: January 2017
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