7:00am, 8:00am, 12:10pm, and 5:15pm
4:30pm Vigil Mass (Saturday)
7:30am, 9:00am, 10:30am,
12:00pm, 2:30pm (en español),
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.
Join the Basilica for Mass and the Imposition of Ashes as we enter into the Season of Lent. Mass will…
March 10 @ 7:00 pm
National Symphony Orchestra: Community Concert at the Basilica Location: Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Address: 400…
March 16 - March 18
In observance of Pope Francis’ annual Lenten initiative “24 Hours for the Lord,” the Basilica of the National Shrine of…
Join the Basilica as we celebrate the Solemnity of The Annunciation of the Lord. The celebration of Mass will take…
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.