• Old St Patrick’s:

    A Chicago Renaissance Story

  • This is the story of how an historic but almost-empty building in an abandoned Chicago neighborhood became the unlikely birthplace of a spiritual and urban renaissance.

    Against all odds, Old St Patrick’s, Chicago’s oldest church, transformed itself from a church with only four members into a vital and vibrant hub that’s inspiring a new generation of membership and invigorating the city. Emmy-award winning reporter Mike Leonard and Picture Show Films present the inside story of how this thriving landmark re-imagined what it truly means to be church.


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