Does not look like a Catholic church and originally, it wasn't. No stained glass windows, but a few statues. The outside red brick is somewhat pretty. Overall, not worth a separate trip, but if you are in the North End, walking down Hanover street, take a quick look inside.
This is now a Roman Catholic church but was not always so. The church, designed by Charles Bulfinch, was built in 1804. It was later restored in 1964. Rose Kennedy, mother of JFK, was baptized here in 1890. Her funeral was held here in 1995. If you are following the Freedom Trail, you will easily come across this church in... 更多
While my son Joe & I were in Boston for the weekend, we needed to attend mass for our Sunday obligation. On Saturday, we were in the North End of Boston planning to see Paul Reveres's house and then eating dinner at Trattoria il Panino, so we were very thankful, to learn that there was a Catholic Church directly across... 更多
While not one of the official sites along the Freedom Trail, this is a place worth a short visit. It was formerly called the New North Church and designed by the great Charles Bulfinch, who was responsible for so many places in the city in the early 1800s. St Stephen's is the only Bulfinch CHURCH that survives, so you'll want... 更多
Walking along the Freedom Trail, you find this church. It is absolutely worth visiting. A bright and elegant church room welcomes you, and there is a terrific atmosphere. This is were Rose Kennedy were baptisted and were her funeral ceremony took place. A place of peace and comfort.
While this simple church, steps from the Old North Church, isn't the attraction of its neighbor, it was interesting to... 更多