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National Shrine of St. John Neumann

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1019 North 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19123-1493
+1 215-627-3080
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Believer. Cried uncontrollably. Spiritually lifted.

Although I am not a weekly parishioner to any church, I do love visiting different churches around... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2017
Cassandra C
Santee, California

Very nice church! Shrine is open everyday, Upperchruch only on Sundays but you can have a look at... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2017
Bonn, Germany
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1019 North 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19123-1493
+1 215-627-3080
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Reviewed July 1, 2017

Although I am not a weekly parishioner to any church, I do love visiting different churches around the country. I was doing research on local churches and found St. Neumann's story and had to include it on our visit to Philadelphia. It's not in the...More

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Reviewed June 20, 2017

Very nice church! Shrine is open everyday, Upperchruch only on Sundays but you can have a look at it from the back.

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Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

It was amazing to see the body of this saint in a glass case under the altar. The chapel was solemn and a mass was about to start. It was quite a surprise. Parking was available in the back of the church which was quite...More

1  Thank Maria S
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

Amazing - Breathtaking - Unforgettable Wow, what a jaw dropping gorgeous church!! This church ( the Upper Church) has become my favorite out of all the churches that I have been on pilgrimage too. It's not the tallest church I've seen, it doesn't have more...More

Thank Adam-Fulton F
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful. Went with a group from our church. We were able to go to confession and then midday mass. The school children were at the mass and they were so enthusiastic and joyful in their responses. It was all everyone talked about all the...More

Thank Michele C
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We attended a beautiful wedding mass here, and the church is just amazing. So beautiful and reverent, with 3 levels. Easy elevator access to all levels and such a blessed place to be! A moving experience for this Catholic!

Thank Charles J
Reviewed August 27, 2016

Our group from Virginia enjoyed a blessed pilgrimage to this shrine. It adjoins St Peter the Apostle Church and the crypt is in the lower church where we had mass. Redemptorist Fr Peter gave us a very nice tour and explained the life of St...More

Thank VW49
Reviewed July 26, 2016

A place of serenity and peacefulness in the busy city. The Atrium provides a welcoming atmosphere. St. John Neumann is in the crypt under the altar in the Lower Shrine Church. Many pilgrims visit and ask for their prayers to be answered through the intercession...More

Thank mannsjm
Reviewed July 20, 2016

I had never seen the body of a Saint before. As a Catholic , this was a very moving experience.. However I would have liked a tour or some kind, or self tour with audio headset available that explained his life, the meaning of the...More

Thank hannak
Reviewed April 25, 2016

We saw the national shrine for the patron saint of our local church and knew it was fate that put us in this location. We visited on a Saturday and it was quite busy during a Noon mass. We returned at 3 PM and there...More

Thank Ray D
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