St. Patrick's Old Cathedral

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263 Mulberry St (btwn Mott & Prince St)
New York, NY 10012
(212) 226-8075

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  • And the winner for most creative and inexpensive toilet paper holder and dispenser is Old St. Pat's Cathedral! Love it!
  • Enter thru Mott Street.
  • Tired of the TP image. Please change!
  • A scene from one of The Godfather movies was filmed in this cemetary.
  • Turn your cell phone off
  • Old St. Pat's still has real candles to light. The priest is a cool young dude. It's always nice to be out in NYC early on a Sunday morning when the streets are empty and quiet.
  • Order was restored here during the Civil War Draft Riots in 1863...your grandparents will probably know about this since it was primarily Irish that were rioting against the commutation fee...
  • This cathedral was used as a filming location for the movie classic The Godfather. This is where the christening is held.
  • The interior was used for the baptism scene in The Godfather.
  • NY Post wrote about their 7pm Sunday mass being the "sexiest congregation in NYC" due to the prevalence of 18-34yr olds attendees.
  • Peek into the small graveyard to see the sheep if you're lucky!
  • Solemn and simple setting amid the bustling tourist area.
  • Such a beautiful church
  • The organ, built in 1868, is the only organ of its size still working and in its original acoustical space. The pipes are up to 25 feet tall and were voiced specifically for the cathedral.
  • English Mass is also offered at 7 pm on Sundays. There is an after-Mass social after this Mass.
  • The Godfather baptism scene was filmed here. Um, also you can attend church service here now.
  • English mass is offered at 9:15 on Sunday morning. The rest are in Spanish or Chinese.
  • St. Pats is the oldest Roman Catholic cathedral in the city, complete with beautiful early-19th-century architecture and regular services in English, Spanish, and Chinese.