Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Schools’

New Museum In The Works For America's First Male Saint

New Museum In The Works For America’s First Male Saint

January 18, 2019  |  News

The Shrine of St. John Neumann on Girard Avenue is a melting pot brimming with religious devotion. It's also a destination for curious tourists looking to get a glimpse of the saint's body enshrined in a glass casket. A museum dedicated to the life and work of the famed Philadelphia bishop will open this spring. John Henry Scott has the story > more

Boxing Ring, Catholic School, Photo Shop: The Variegated Story Of Grays Ferry's Wharton Hall

Boxing Ring, Catholic School, Photo Shop: The Variegated Story Of Grays Ferry’s Wharton Hall

August 19, 2013  |  The Shadow Knows

Decades after its last active tenant cleared out—and 120 some years after its construction—Wharton Hall appears to have a new lease on life. GroJLart digs in at 26th & Wharton to find the story of this Grays Ferry building > more