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prepare for Jesus

Advent Reflection SeriesPrepare for the Coming
of our Lord, Jesus!

Advent Reflection Series
Beginning November 29

► Prayer Intention

Immaculate Conception

Immaculate Conception"Hail, full of grace, the Lord is with you" (Luke 1:28)

December 8

► Mass Details
► Prayer Intention

our lady of guadalupe

Our Lady of GuadalupeIn 1531, Jesus' own mother appeared to Juan Diego.
The signs of the roses convinced the people there was something to be considered in Christianity.

December 12

► Mass Details
► Prayer Intention

Christmas Eve MAss

Christmas Eve MassCelebrate the Birth of Christ!
December 24

Give the Gift of Prayer this Christmas

Mass Details
Christmas Mass Enrollment

solemnity of mary MASS

Our Lady of Perpetual HelpCelebrate the Divine and Virginal Motherhood of Mary
January 1

► Mass Details
► Light a Candle for the New Year

st. elizabeth ann seton

Mother SetonSt. Elizabeth Ann Seton Feast Day Mass
January 4

► Mass Details
► Ask for Mother Seton's Intercession 

march for life

Mother TeresaMarch for Life Mass

January 22

Mass Details
Light a Candle for Life

our lady of lourdes

Our Lady of LourdesOur Lady of Lourdes Feast Day Mass

Anointing of the Sick
February 11

► Mass Details
► Enrollment for Anointing of the Sick


2016 europe pilgrimage

Europe PilgrimageJoin us on a pilgrimage to some of the most sacred shrines and places of prayer and devotion in Europe! Portugal, Spain and France

Pilgrimage Details
► Registration Form


Holy Eucharist

Reconciliation and the Holy Eucharist Celebration

Thursday - Monday beginning 11 a.m.

Real Presence of Jesus Christ
   ► Mass Enrollment

Events / Special Hours

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grotto water


Unable to visit?

Request us to mail the special Grotto Water to you for comfort and healing.

► Order Grotto Water

shuttle available

shuttle1From the parking lot to the Miller Family Visitor Center.

Please call (301) 447-5318

St. Bernadette's shoppe

Prepare for the Coming of Jesus, Our Savior

Nativity Set

Begin to prepare for ADVENT 
with the help of St. Bernadette' Shoppe
at the National Shrine Grotto. 

Nativity Scenes, Ornaments, Candles
Christmas gifts

St. Bernadette's Shoppe (301) 447-5444 
email us for details.

Operating Hours

Miller Family Visitors Center
and Grounds

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily
(gates close at 5 p.m.)
get directions
Phone 301-447-5318

St. Bernadette's Shoppe
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily
Opened only weekends in January and February

Phone 301-447-5444

Chapels and Visitors Center are cloased on Thanksgiving and Christmas Days.

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