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Holy souls in purgATORY

All Souls DayRemember your loved ones
During the month of November

Mass Enrollment for the Repose of the Soul

prepare for Jesus

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

Advent Reflection Series
Beginning November 29

► Prayer Intentions 

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

Christmas Mass Enrollment


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 online

shuttle available


From the parking lot to the Miller Family Visitor Center.

Please call (301) 447-5318

St. Bernadette's shoppe

SERRV cross

Now selling fair trade items to support the mission to serve the Catholic Church!

Please call (301) 447-5444 or 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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Map & Directions | | 301-447-6122
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