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    First Week of Lent: Family Prayer in Unity with Christ


    Pope John Paul II urged all to pray, writing in his 1994 Lenten Message, "Prayer makes us one with Christ and thus makes all people brothers and sisters.”

       

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    The Church Comforts the Suffering on World Day of the Sick


    John Paul II instituted the World Day of the Sick on the feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes, saying that an illness is a “visit from God.”

     

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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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First Week of Lent: Family Prayer in Unity with Christ

Pope John Paul II urged all to pray, writing in his 1994 Lenten Message, “Prayer makes us one with Christ and thus makes all people brothers and sisters.”

The Church Comforts the Suffering on World Day of the Sick

John Paul II instituted the World Day of the Sick on the feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes, saying that an illness is a “visit from God.”

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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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