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Rhododendron Awakening

awakening - MAY 23 

Holy Grounds Become Alive
Celebrate the Rhododendron Blooms

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Consecration to Jesus through Maryconsecration to jesus - MAY 31

St. Louis de Montford's Way: Total Consecration 
Mass and Consecration Details

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Religious Freedom, Archbishop Lorireligious freedom - june 14 

Central to the Church’s Social Teaching 
Mass and Religious Freedom Talk Details

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Father's Day Enrollmentfather's day - JUNE 21

Give Your Father the Gift of Prayer
Mass Details

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Healing Masshealing mass - JUNE 27

Anointing of the Sick
Mass Details

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fatima statueFirst SATURDAY DEVOTIONS

Fulfill the First
Saturday Devotion

Mass and Devotion


Mary RosarySecond saturday 

Our Lady of Lourdes
Rosary Crusade

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Events / Special Hours

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bottlegrotto spring water

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PLEASE NOTE: The Grotto spring water is routinely tested to ensure healthy and safe use of the water for our visitors. Presently, the water is unavailable to visitors due to this ongoing testing and evaluation. Please refer to documentation posted on the Grotto grounds.

shuttle1shuttle available

From the parking lot to the Miller Family Visitor Center.

Please call (301) 447-5318.

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
Phone 301-447-5444


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16300 Old Emmitsburg Road | Emmitsburg, MD 21727
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Frederick Campus | 5350 Spectrum Drive | Frederick, MD 21703
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