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    Celebrating St. John Paul II


    A national celebration of the newly canonized St. John XXIII and St. John Paul II concluded with a procession of several hundred people to the Saint John Paul II National Shrine.
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    Papal Message

     

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    National Shrine Dedicated to St. John Paul II Renamed in Nation’s Capital


    A few hours after John Paul II was declared a saint by Pope Francis in Rome on April 27, 2014, the U.S. shrine dedicated to his life and legacy that is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus was officially renamed in Washington, D.C. Photos

     

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    Liturgical Schedule


    Please join us in prayer Monday through Friday at the Saint John Paul II National Shrine:
    11:10 AM Rosary; 11:30 AM Holy Mass
    12:00 PM Angelus, followed by Veneration of the St. John Paul II relic until 1:00PM
    3:00 PM (Fridays) Holy Hour with Eucharistic Adoration, Divine Mercy Chaplet and Benediction

     

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    Mission Statement


    The Saint John Paul II National Shrine is a place of pilgrimage and the veneration of St. John Paul II, and above all, the worship of God. The shrine and its programs respond to St. John Paul II’s call for a new evangelization by communicating the inherent relationship of religion and culture to all interested parties through its liturgy and prayer, education and Christian formation, as well as its exhibits and conferences.

     

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    Submit Your Requests for St. John Paul II's Intercession


    Your prayer requests will be offered up in the daily Masses at the Saint John Paul II National Shrine.

News


Honoring John Paul the Great

The Knights of Columbus honors John Paul the Great, who was declared a saint on April 27, 2014, with two special issues of Columbia dedicated to his beatification and canonization.

Sainthood 2014 Beatification 2011

U.S. Bishops Designate Washington D.C. Location as John Paul II National Shrine

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) designated the Washington-based facility dedicated to Pope John Paul II as a national shrine.

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Visitor Information


CANONIZATION

The Saint John Paul II National Shrine is open to the public:

Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm

The facility is handicap accessible; ramps are located at front and side entrances. Free parking is available.

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LITURGICAL SCHEDULE


Please join us in prayer Monday through Friday at the Saint John Paul II National Shrine:
11:10 AM Rosary
11:30 AM Holy Mass
12:00 PM Angelus, followed by Veneration of the Saint John Paul II relic
3:00 PM (Fridays) Holy Hour with Eucharistic Adoration, Divine Mercy Chaplet and Benediction

 

ADDRESS


3900 Harewood Road NE
Washington, DC 20017

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