Welcome to the Catholic Philopatrian Literary Institute
A Philadelphia historic landmark, the Philopatrian was founded in 1850 and is the oldest private club of its kind in the nation. Apply for membership
November 2023 Newsletter
The Philopatrian is a premier club in Rittenhouse Square. View our latest newsletter to learn more.
The Stotesbury Mansion
The Mansion was commissioned by Thomas McKean, namesake and descendant of a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
The Philopatrian hosts functions throughout the year, and members include young professionals, executives, and religious.
Join us In Person – Philo Golf Outing 2024
Please Save the Date for May 6, 2024 at Bala Golf Club for our annual Philo Golf Outing. More details to follow.