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.
April 26 @ 7:00 pm
Featuring Notre-Dame Organist Johann Vexo and the Choir of the Basilica Join us on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 7:00…
As we conclude the Easter Octave, we celebrate and give thanks to our almighty God for His mercy that was…
April 28 @ 6:00 pm
Join us for the Octave of Easter Organ Recital featuring guest organist Clay Christiansen of the Salt Lake Tabernacle. Repertoire:…
On May 4th, 2019 the Asian and Pacific Island Catholic communities will come together to celebrate their heritage and Marian…
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.