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St. Catherine's -- Shrine of the Miraculous Medal

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St. Catherine's, on East Chelten Avenue in Gertmantown, is the world headquarters of an association dedicated to distributing the Miraculous Medal whose design was revealed to St. Catherine in Paris in the 1800s during an apparition of the Blessed Virgin.

It is also one of the prettiest Italianate churches in Philadelphia.  Here we see it while it was being repainted in April 2008.

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A: St. Catherine's from Right Rear

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Recently repainted and looking great.  Although it is not a parish church, St. Catherine's is kept bu...

St. Catherine's from Right Rear

B: St. Catherine's from South Transept

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St. Catherines, better known as the Shrine of the Miraculous Medal of Mary, is located in the Germant...

St. Catherine's from South Transept

C: Germantown and Chelten

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Germantown and Chelten is the commercial center of the Germantownsection of Philadelphia.  It has bee...

Germantown and Chelten

D: Mural at Germantown and Armat

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One of the nearly 5000 murals sponsiored by the Mural Arts Program of Philadelphia.

Mural at Germantown and Armat

E: Rear Yard at Grumblethorpe

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Read about Grumblethorpe here.  I will just add that they sell good vegetable grown by local school k...

Rear Yard at Grumblethorpe

F: Back Door of Concord Schoolhouse

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A well preseved 18th centrury school house, next to a historic cemetery in Germantown.  Read the Wiki...

Back Door of Concord Schoolhouse

G: Johnson House

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Johnson House in Germantown was occupied by the same Quaker family for nearly 200 years.  Before the ...

Johnson House

H: Lavatory Murals

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At Philadelphia's iMPeRFeCT Gallery, every show is accompanied by an installation in the restroom.  T...

Lavatory Murals

I: Osiris Plays a Small Room

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Big man, small room. A portrait of Germantown's Soul Acoustic Musician, Osiris Wildfire in the "Red R...

Osiris Plays a Small Room

J: Undersea Bathroom

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iMPeRFeCT Gallery exhibits the exuberant creativity of Germantown's flourishing artists' community.  ...

Undersea Bathroom

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