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National Shrine of St. John Neumann

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 2 July 2017
Cassandra C
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Santee, California
Beautiful

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

Reviewed 20 June 2017
CS_BN1
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Bonn, Germany
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1019 North 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19123-1493
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Reviewed 2 July 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

1  Thank Cassandra C
Reviewed 20 June 2017

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

Thank CS_BN1
Reviewed 12 June 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 29 May 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 18 May 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 18 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!

Thank Charles J
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...More

Thank VW49
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...More

Thank mannsjm
Reviewed 21 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...More

Thank hannak
Reviewed 26 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...More

Thank Ray D
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