365 Days a Year
7:00 am – 7:00 pm
7:00 am, 7:30 am
8:00 am, 8:30 am
12:10 pm, 5:15 pm
Vigil: 5:15 pm (Saturday)
7:30 am, 9:00 am, 10:30 am
12:00 pm (Solemn Liturgy)
1:30 pm (en español), 4:30 pm
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.
The faithful of the Archdiocese of Newark are invited to participate in their 12th pilgrimage to the Basilica of the…
Join us on Friday, November 1 for the Solemnity of All Saints, a Holy Day of Obligation. Masses will be celebrated…
We invite you to join us on November 2nd for the Opening Prayer Vigil for the International Week of Prayer…
November 2 @ 7:00 pm
In addition to the Basilica’s regular schedule of Masses on Saturday, November 2, for the Commemoration of All the Faithful…
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.