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    Mother Teresa Relic


    Visit the Shrine between September 3 and 11 to venerate a first-class blood relic of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, which will be on display after daily Masses in celebration of her canonization.



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    Thomas More Exhibit


    Through relics, artifacts, manuscripts, and printed books from the Stonyhurst College Collections, the exhibit will explore the culture of More’s life and times, as well as examine his wider historical significance.



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    World Youth Day Reunion


    The Saint John Paul II National Shrine invites pilgrims of World Youth Day celebrations, past and present, to join in a series of reunion events that will be hosted for World Youth Day alumni throughout the year.



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    Piecing Together a Masterpiece


    The new Redemptor Hominis Chapel at the Saint John Paul II National Shrine inspires awe with biblical scenes depicted in mosaics pieced together to create a masterpiece.



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    Discover. Learn. Worship.


    The Saint John Paul II National Shrine is a place of pilgrimage and the veneration of Saint John Paul II, and above all, the worship of God.



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World Youth Day Reunion

The Saint John Paul II National Shrine invites pilgrims of World Youth Day celebrations, past and present, to join in a series of reunion events that will be hosted for World Youth Day alumni throughout the year.

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Thomas More Exhibit

On September 16, the Shrine will open a temporary exhibit, God's Servant First: The Life and Legacy of Thomas More. Through relics, artifacts, manuscripts, and printed books, the exhibit will explore the culture of More’s life and times, as well as examine his wider historical significance.

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3900 Harewood Road NE
Washington, DC 20017

Please call 202-635-5400 if you need additional information.


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VISITOR INFORMATION


HOURS OF OPERATION

Shrine: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily
Exhibit: The exhibit on Saint John Paul II is open every day except Good Friday, Thanksgiving, and Christmas
Gift Shop: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily


LITURGICAL SCHEDULE

Monday to Saturday
12:00 noon – Holy Mass (preceded by the Angelus)

Sunday
11 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. – Holy Mass

Relic veneration daily in the Luminous Mysteries Chapel