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Church of the Transfiguration, Chinatown

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Catholic church in Chinatown offering services in English, Cantonese and Mandarin

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Borough : Manhattan
Neighborhood : Chinatown
Institution, Place of Worship

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Church founded in 1827 by Fr. Felix Varela of Cuba, an eloquent advocate for the poor, education, and social reform; moved here in 1853 (church was built in 1801). Located in the heart of Chinatown, it continues to serve a largely immigrant population.

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