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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  • 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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  • I went to mass on Sunday and I loved the Church of St Patricks. The Father is very nice. The coral is beautiful, beautiful music and voices. It is worth visiting.
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  • Beautiful old church. People were very welcoming.
  • I mean, a girl has got to get her church on. Love this place!
  • A beautiful, historic church that every Chicagoland Catholic must attend mass at at least once. A great place to bring visitors too (well, if they go to church), as its walking distance from the loop, Greek Town, and Millennium Park. Alright, I know I'm going to tick off some of my coreligionists, but it's also a nice regular option for those of us who care more about peace and justice than about incense and bashing Obamacare or whatever they seem to do at 50% of Catholic churches. This place is all about community and caring for each other and this beautiful city and world. A great legacy of Chicago's Irish community. A really beautiful and welcoming place.
  • I believe it's one of the 4 buildings that survived the Chicago fire. Great historic church in Chicago.
  • Have not been in the church for years. Stopped in for Ash Wednesday and it always feels like home.

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