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St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church

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Beautiful Catholic Church

My wife and I stayed nearby at the Residence Inn across from Philadelphia City Hall, for the Billy... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
elcentro1
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Beautiful Church Edaface in odd location

Tucked among business establishments in a downtown Philadelphia side street, St. John's is both... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
reelwise
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Boca Raton, Florida
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30 Jul 2018
“Beautiful Catholic Church”
11 Jul 2018
“Beautiful Church Edaface in odd location”
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21 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3316
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

My wife and I stayed nearby at the Residence Inn across from Philadelphia City Hall, for the Billy Joel concert at Citizen Bank Park. I love being Catholic, and love attending Daily Mass. So, I was pleased that I could attend Mass on a Friday...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Tucked among business establishments in a downtown Philadelphia side street, St. John's is both stylish and impressive. Reminiscent of larger more elegantly decorated European cousins it is lovely in it's relative simplicity. Worth a detour from better known Philadelphia historic attractions.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I love the old architecture and this church has it all. Very interesting. And the old vaults on site are very unusual.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

A beautiful church with gorgeous stain glass windows and altar. A meaningful homily which kept my attention, and music during Mass was familiar to join in with.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

There is in these times a need to center ones self..... the quiet is a peace and reflective time well spent go you will enjoy the time in your busy life!!!!!TPP COMEDY

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

My husband and I recently stayed in Philadelphia for a conference and attended the 5:15 Mass on a Saturday . The church is amazing so detailed ! We felt so welcomed and really enjoyed Mass

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice old church. Lots of space, and in beautiful shape as well. Have mass on both saturday and sundays. Peaceful and quiet.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Aurora A
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I believe that this is one of the most beautiful Catholic Churches I've seen in a big old city on the East coast. I especially liked seeing the exterior at night time.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Jason C
Reviewed 30 January 2016

On the outside, there are two bell towers, each one with a cross inscribed on it. The entrance, with its grand stairs and inscriptions, is also a highlight. The interior is painted mostly blue and white, with an incredible altar and excellent stained glass.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank MrSaturn64
Reviewed 12 November 2015

I most recently attended mass here while in town for the Papal visit, but I had been here previously. Both times I found it to be a very nice place fro mass. I can't help but feel good here.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank RM215079
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