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    Advent at the Shrine


    Join us for a series of Advent events as we prepare our hearts for Christmas, including a Penance Service with Adoration, Confession, and Benediction; a concert; and the blessing of the Bambinelli.



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    Thomas More Exhibit


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



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    Shuttle Bus


    A round-trip shuttle bus now runs every 20 minutes on weekends between the Shrine and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. See flyer for times.



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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.



At the Shrine


World Youth Day Unite

The Saint John Paul II National Shrine invites youth, young adults, and pilgrims of World Youth Day celebrations past and present to join in a series of events hosted throughout the year.

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Thomas More Exhibit

On September 16, the Shrine opened a temporary exhibit, God's Servant First: The Life and Legacy of Thomas More. Through relics, artifacts, manuscripts, and printed books from the Stonyhurst College Collections, the exhibit explores the culture of More’s life and times, as well as examines 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 except Good Friday, Thanksgiving, and Christmas


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