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Old St. Patrick's Church

700 West Adams Street, Chicago, IL 60661-3512
+1 312-648-1021
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Absolutely beautiful, old church!

Attended a wedding here this past weekend. It is absolutely beautiful inside! Even stained glass... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Eileeng2011
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Dayton, Ohio
Beautiful old church

Old St. Pat's Church was standing after the Chicago Fire. It is beautiful inside and out with a... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Palosgirl_10
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Palos Heights, IL
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700 West Adams Street, Chicago, IL 60661-3512
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Attended a wedding here this past weekend. It is absolutely beautiful inside! Even stained glass sky-light. The ceremony was beautiful and the bishop let a wonderful and meaningful mass. The cantor and the musicians were outstanding. The best I have ever witnessed at a wedding...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

Old St. Pat's Church was standing after the Chicago Fire. It is beautiful inside and out with a large, faithful membership. Their choirs are outstanding and the parishioners are involved in many charitable endeavors. The school (Frances Warde Exavier) handles pre-kindergarten to 3rd grade and...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

Have been to mass here a number of times. People are very friendly and the church looks great from both the inside and outside.

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I had a three hour layover at Union Station on a Sunday morning, so walked a few blocks to catch Mass at this historical landmark. Not only is the architecture beautiful, but so was the music, and the people friendly. Definitely worth the walk!!

Thank KimE_RN
Reviewed 24 April 2017

My wife and I enjoy visiting old and historical churches. Old St Patrick's has to be in the top 5 that we have ever visited. The church is listed on the National Historic Registry. It was one of the few buildings that was undamaged by...More

Thank Jimbilly
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We did a good long walk on a Saturday morning, and decided to extend the stroll to go see Old St. Patrick's church. It is a stunning view inside and out. I don't think you need to enjoy old architecture to appreciate the beauty of...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2017

We attended Sunday mass here and were lucky enough to find a wonderful parishioner to give us and another family a 10 minute talk and tour of the old church afterwards. Mass was lovely and learning about the history of the parish and the fire...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

A true joy to attend the annual Christmas concert @ Old St Patrick's Church. This is our 3rd year of attendance, securing tickets as soon as they are available. The music & soloists are inspirational with spiritual & traditional Christmas music.

Thank gasjoliet
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The oldest church in Chicago. The main church building is one of a handful of structures remaining in the city that predate the 1871 Great Chicago Fire, and is the city's oldest standing church building. We found it as we walked around from our hotel...More

Thank chattygirl7491
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Entering the Church, there is feeling of warmth & welcome from the luminescence glassy windows. The opalescence glass with 2000 shades of soft , pastel colors intensifies the light. Since its dedication on Christmas morning in 1856, Old St. Patrick’s has been a sacred site...More

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Response from meezer3 | Reviewed this property |
We walked in right after a mass ended and no one said anything to us. I don't think most churches would as we have been in many in Chicago. I am not sure about how late the doors stay open, best thing to do would be to... More
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