4:30pm (Vigil), 7:30am, 9am, 10:30am,
12pm, 2:30pm (en espanol), 4:30pm
(Mon-Sat) at 7am, 8am, 12:10pm and 5:15pm
7:00am, 8:00am, 12:10pm, and 5:15pm
4:30pm Vigil Mass (Saturday)
Great Upper Church
7:30am, 9:00am, 10:30am,
12:00pm, 2:30pm (en español),
Great Upper Church
400 Michigan Ave. NE Washington, DC 20017
AMERICA’S CATHOLIC CHURCH
The History of the National Shrine
Although its foundation stone was laid in 1920, this great shrine seems to have been conceived of as early as 1846, the year the Bishops of America declared the Blessed Virgin Mary the patroness of the United States under her title of the Immaculate Conception.
ENROLLMENTS & DEVOTIONALS
Light a Candle
Lighting a candle for loved ones or personal intentions is a longstanding tradition in the Catholic Church. We invite you to join us in this tradition by lighting a candle at the Basilica.
August 1 @ 6:00 pm
Join us for the 2021 Organ Recital Series. Charles Higgs of Milton, Georgia will perform. A Carillon Recital by Robert…
August 8 @ 6:00 pm
Join us for the 2021 Organ Recital Series. Jonathan Embry of Helena, Montana will perform. A Carillon Recital by Robert…
August 15 @ 12:00 pm
On August 15, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Join us on this…
August 15 @ 6:00 pm
Join us for the 2021 Organ Recital Series. Benjamin LaPrairie, Associate Director of Music for the Basilica, will perform. A…
Allow Mary’s Shrine to pray for you
Enrollments & Devotionals
Mary’s Shrine is a living place of prayer and worship. The prayers we offer for you, your family, and your friends are one of the many ways that we fulfill our important mission as a national sanctuary of prayer and pilgrimage.
Each day we pray for people from across the United States and around the world and present their needs to the confidence and loving intercession of Our Lady.