St. John Neumann
Parishioners and priests of St. Peter the Apostle church in North Philadelphia believe Pope Francis might briefly stop by to honor America’s first saint when he visits Philadelphia in September.
The Italian Market Festival is Saturday and Sunday, May 17th and 18th. But this year, the huge block party offers something new.
Nailed to the padlocked door of the former Church of the Assumption on Spring Garden Street is a notice of demolition.
To mark the 200th birthday of the first saint in the United States, who happens to have very close ties to Philadelphia, the redemptorist priests who care for his shrine commissioned a special traveling exhibition.
The Redemptorists who run the St. John Neumann shrine in North Philadelphia are launching a jubilee year today to mark the Philadelphia saint’s 200th birthday.