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National Shrine of St. John Neumann

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Address: 1019 North 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19123-1493
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+1 215-627-3080
09:00 - 16:00
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Sun 10:00 - 15:30
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A beautiful Shrine!

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... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
Charles J
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Reviewed 17 October 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!

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Ashburn, Virginia
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Reviewed 27 August 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 John Neumann and the how so many prayers are answered here. We also passed through... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 26 July 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 of St. John Neumann, a Redemptorist priest who was the fourth Bishop of Philadelphia. If... More 

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Reviewed 20 July 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 stain glass, the cannonization process. I read all that and tried to relay to others... More 

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Powhatan, Virginia
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Reviewed 25 April 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 were still twenty people praying the rosary in the church. while we saw St. John... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 9 November 2015

The recently renovated Shrine of St. John Neumann is very nice. His tomb is in the lower crypt of the Parish Church of St. Peter the Apostle. If you have children with you, you may want to prepare them to see the saint in his glass coffin under the alter. You can see the personal effects and other relics of... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Really nice place. Loved the story they gave for the Saint and how he got to be there. Beautiful church! If you like this kind of things then def stop by. They have a gift shop and it takes about 1 hour to listen to the story and go to gift shop and take some pictures. Iyoli

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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 17 January 2015

Before our arrival to the shrine; I wrote an e mail to inquire about an itinerary and to ask about parking availability, best time visit, etc... as we had traveled from Miami, FL. I never received a return response. I also called; but was greeted by voicemail. I left my full contact information anticipating a return call; but to no... More 

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New Castle, Indiana
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Reviewed 20 July 2014

My father and I visited the Shrine and its gift shop and attended Sunday Mass there prior to lunch at Pat's King of Steaks! The Redemptorists who run the Shrine have been doing good since 1732 in Italy and elsewhere and we both wanted to see the burial place of Saint John Neumann, the fourth Bishop of Philadelphia and a... More 

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Reviewed 10 May 2014

Visited the Shrine of St John Neumann on Good Friday. Found the experience really inspiring. We came away very impressed with the Saint, esp. his incredible work for the RC Church and Catholic Schools in the States. The Shrine adjoins the imposing St Joseph Apostle Church on 5th and Girard, an easy drive from Center City. Parking is available next... More 

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