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National Shrine of St. John Neumann, Philadelphia

National Shrine of St. John Neumann - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
National Shrine of St. John Neumann
1019 North 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123Map
+1 215 627 3080
Neighborhood: Northern Liberties
Overview

National Shrine contains the tomb of St. John Neumann, a Redemptorist priest and the fourth Bishop of Philadelphia. St. John was born in Bohemia and moved to the United States, where he was later ordained. St. John is remembered as the founder of Catholic education in America, and for his compassion toward immigrants. He learned to speak several languages so he could listen to confessions in at least six languages. His remains lie under the altar where daily mass is offered.

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National Shrine of St. John Neumann General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Friday from 07:30 AM to 05:30 PM, Sunday from 05:00 PM to 03:30 PM
  • Type: Religious
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