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Where Rocky Got Hitched

I just watched Rocky II for the first time in years. In it Rocky makes Adrian an honest woman, and the film makers showed the facade of a Church. I figured it had to be in Philly, but where? A … Continue reading

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Getting to Church Early

The center aisle of Saint Rita of Cascia on South Broad Street off of Ellsworth in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Erin go ARRGGHH!

On my way to Saint Rita’s on Broad Street this past Sunday I was dismayed to find what looked like the remains of a Saint Patrick’s Pub Crawl that went very badly.

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Saint Charles Borremeo

20th & Christian in South Philadelphia

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Weathered

Part of the steeple of what was The Emanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church. The building now houses the Phat Quang Buddhist Temple. Read about it here.

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Papal-Mania!

Papal-Mania is sweeping the nation and swamping the city! We’re drowning in a tsunami of draconian security measures, 24 hour hype from the news media, and an insane amount of  keepsakes. We’ve seen t-shirts, buttons, flags, bows, a stuffed Francis, … Continue reading

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