Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia

Convents

St. Leo’s in Tacony

a black and white photograph of a three story stone convent with a cross topping the front-facing roof gable. A set of prominent stone stairs leads to the first floor entrance.

St. Leo’s Church (now Our Lady of Consolidation Church) was established as an English language Catholic Church in the largely German-speaking Tacony neighborhood. The convent, shown here, was constructed in 1885, the same year construction began on the church. (Library of Congress)

Library of Congress

St. Leo’s Church (now Our Lady of Consolidation Church) was established as an English language Catholic Church in the largely German-speaking Tacony neighborhood. The convent, shown here, was constructed in 1885, the same year construction began on the church.

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