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    10th Anniversary Novena


    To mark the 10th anniversary of the holy death of St. John Paul II, the shrine invites all to take part in a novena beginning March 24 and ending on April 1.

       

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    Fifth Week of Lent: Conversion


    “The discovery of God’s saving presence in the flux of human experience spurs us to conversion.” John Paul II writes in his 1999 Lenten Message. One remarkable story of conversion is in Luke 19:1-10, when Jesus enters not just the home of Zacchaeus, but his heart as well.

     

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    John Paul II in America: Uniting a Continent


    A new K of C-produced documentary on St. John Paul II and his relationship with North and South America will screen this month on national television networks.

     

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    The Shrine Announces New Hours of Operation


    The Saint John Paul II National Shrine announces its new hours of operation including expanded weekend hours for liturgical worship beginning January 24-25, 2015.

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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.

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Fifth Week of Lent: Conversion

“The discovery of God’s saving presence in the flux of human experience spurs us to conversion.” John Paul II writes in his 1999 Lenten Message. One remarkable story of conversion is in Luke 19:1-10, when Jesus enters not just the home of Zacchaeus, but his heart as well.

Fourth Week of Lent: Forgiveness

“The only path to peace is forgiveness. Forgiveness given and received enables a new kind of relationship among people, breaking the spiral of hatred and revenge,” Pope John Paul II writes in his 2001 Lenten Message.

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VISITOR INFORMATION


HOURS OF OPERATION

Shrine: Monday – Saturday
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday
Noon — 5:00 p.m.
Mass: Monday – Saturday
11:30 a.m.
Sunday
2:00 p.m.
Exhibit: The exhibit on St. John Paul II is open during shrine operating hours but is closed on Mondays, Good Friday, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day
Gift Shop: Monday – Saturday
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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LITURGICAL SCHEDULE

11:10 a.m. Rosary
11:30 a.m. Holy Mass
12:00 noon Angelus
12:00 noon — 1:00 p.m. Veneration
Confession immediately after Mass
Sunday
1:00 p.m. — 2:00 p.m. Veneration
2:00 p.m. Holy Mass
3:00 p.m. Divine Mercy Chaplet
Confession immediately after Mass

   

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