Old St. Patrick’s Church: A Chicago Renaissance Story

Old St. Patrick’s Church: A Chicago Renaissance Story is a new local documentary which will be shown on WTTW, Thursday, August 21 at 7:30 PM (central time).

The documentary is the story of the revival of this nearly 170 year old church from an empty building and a declining neighborhood to a centerpiece of worship, culture, social life, education and service.

The documentary is A Leonard Films/Picture Show Production and the musical score is by John Williams.  You can read more on the film at wttw.com/oldstpats.

My husband and I hope to visit this parish soon, in the meantime, you can read my other articles in the series, "Touring Chicago's beautiful Churches," in the links below:

Touring Chicago's beautiful churches:  St. Andrew Parish (ChicagoNow's Best Photo Gallery winner for June!)

Touring Chicago's beautiful churches: Santa Lucia Church

Touring Chicago's beautiful churches:  Holy Innocents

Touring Chicago's beautiful churches:  St. John Cantius

Touring Chicago's beautiful churches:  St. Michael in Old Town

Touring Chicago's beautiful churches:  St. Mary of the Angels

Touring Chicago's beautiful churches:  The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii

Touring Chicago's beautiful churches:  The National Shrine of St. Francis Xavier Cabrini

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