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Address: 243 N Lawrence St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1103
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+1 215-627-1838

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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 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
Eagleville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 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 surroundings has all of the charm of an Old City Church. Its history is rich... More 

Thank Steve M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles 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
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 to the Ben Franklin Bridge so very easy to find, just look up!

Thank TonyBur
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 survived much upheaval. It was a bit sad that the two times I attended Mass... More 

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Media, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 gem.

Thank Ginnietraveler
Palmyra, NJ
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2010

St. Augustine's, which was one of the first Catholic churches in Philadelphia; the current church is the second on the site, built after anti-Catholic/anti-Irish immigrant riots caused the burning of the first church in the 1840s. The parish is currently staffed by the Augustinian order and the church is about 6 blocks from Independence Hall. A full tour including a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2004

When treavelling on a Sunday, I always need to find a Catholic church where I can attend mass. Last weekend, I was in Philadelphia and found a splendid historic church at 243 North Lawrence Street, right at the foot of the Ben Franklin Bridge in the Old City section of town. The church is St. Augustine's, which is the first... More 

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