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    Lenten Prayer and Devotions


    Eucharistic Adoration

    Monday - Thursday: 2:30 - 3:30 pm

    Saturday: 2:30 - 3:30 pm

    Sunday: after 2:00 pm Mass

    Stations of the Cross

    Every Friday at 3:00 pm



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    7 Church Walk: A Lenten Urban Pilgrimage


    Join hundreds of young adults on Saturday, April 8 for the 14th annual #7ChurchWalk urban DC pilgrimage, featuring Mass with Cardinal Wuerl and Music by the Hillbilly Thomists.



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    World Youth Day UNITE


    Mark your calendar: On July 22, the Shrine will host a young adult and young family festival featuring amazing worship, inspiring talks, engaging group discussion, incredible music with Audrey Assad and Tony Melendez, and more.



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    Resources for Students and Educators


    If you are a parent or educator interested in bringing a group of young pilgrims to the Shrine, we recommend that you view our resources for students and educators.



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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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    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


Evenings with the Merciful Jesus

Led by Sister Donata Farbaniec and Sister Gaudia Skass of the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy, each evening of the 22 of the month features a talk, adoration with praise and worship, confession, refreshments, and fellowship. Together we follow St. Faustina and St. John Paul II, leaders for a new quality of life!

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Events & News


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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World Youth Day UNITE

Mark your calendar: On July 22, the Shrine will host a young adult festival featuring talks, worship, music, and more.

Read More

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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)
3 p.m. – Hour of Mercy Prayer and Chaplet

Sunday
11 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. – Holy Mass
3 p.m. – Hour of Mercy Prayer and Chaplet

Relic veneration daily in the Luminous Mysteries Chapel