Old St. Patrick Church
1711 Liberty Avenue
Neighborhood: Strip District
Categories: Sacred Place
Was founded in 1808. The present building was built in 1936. It was dedicated on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 1936 – also the day of the great flood in the City of Pittsburgh.
It has one of the most beautiful gardens with Statuary in the City of Pittsburgh.
La Scala Sancta (The Holy Stairs) draw many people to this Church. The Holy Stairs represent the 28 steps between Christ and Pilate when Pilate said “Ecce Homo…Behold the Man” and condemned Jesus to death. These stairs are the only replica in the United States.
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Restrooms Available: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible Restrooms: No
Photography Restrictions: None