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
Experience the Basilica
Catholics across America and beyond can experience the liturgy, sacred music, art & architecture at the Basilica.
Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time – October 2, 2022
Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time – September 25, 2022
Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time – September 18, 2022
Saint Teresa of Calcutta 25th Anniversary Memorial Mass – September 11, 2022
Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time – September 4, 2022
Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time – August 28, 2022
Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time – August 21, 2022
Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary - August 15, 2022
Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time – August 14, 2022
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.
On Thursday, October 6th, 2022, the faithful of the Diocese of Allentown are invited to participate in their pilgrimage to…
On Saturday, October 8th, 2022, the faithful of the Diocese of Pittsburgh are invited to participate in their pilgrimage to…
October 12 @ 11:00 am
Please join the Brazilian-American Community in celebrating the Anniversary and Feast of Our Lady of Aparecida on Wednesday, October 12,…
On Saturday, October 15th, 2022, the faithful of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia are invited to participate in their pilgrimage to…
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.