Old St. Patrick's Church, Chicago

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Located at the northwest corner of Adams and Des Plaines Streets, Old St. Patrick’s Church is the oldest public building in the city of Chicago. Founded in 1846 as the first English-speaking parish in the city, the current church building was dedicated on Christmas Day, 1856. Old St. Patrick’s is one of the few buildings to survive the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.
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  • We are members at Old St. Pat’s church but travel downtown to Chicago from the suburbs to be an active member. If you are Catholic and in from out of town looking for a place to attend Mass.....this i...  more »
  • Our daughter and her family belong to Old St Pats Church so we have been there for many occasions starting with their marriage in1988. The Church was completely redecorated later and they found unbeli...  more »
  • Church built in order to reproduce architectures that indicate to the churches in Europe. Well done all. Inside there are frescoes. Beautiful rose Windows and colorful Windows that give light.
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  • A beautiful place. Great architecture... And people.
  • Old St. Pat's is one of my favorite places...uplifting worship, social justice, and community.
  • One of the few survivors of the Chicago fire making it one of the oldest buildings near downtown. Beautiful interior.
  • Beautiful old church. People were very welcoming.
  • A historic Catholic Church just West of Chicago's Loop.

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