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Shrine Reopens

The Miraculous Medal Shrine reopened on Sunday, June 14, with 9:00 a.m. Mass. (Click here to review guidelines.)
Monday hours: 8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Monday’s Perpetual Novena and Mass (limited attendance): 9:00 a.m. and 12:05 p.m. services. Also livestreamed at (@miraculousmedalshrinepa) or (
Confessions: Mondays 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Tuesdays through Fridays: private prayer 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Mass at 12:05 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
The Shrine Gift Shop, restrooms and Lower Shrines closed until further notice.


Fr. Shea Celebrating 50

As Fr. Michael Shea, CM, celebrates 50 years as a priest, he reflects on his life, priesthood.

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Remembering Shrine Preacher

A gifted preacher, frequent Shrine speaker, Fr. Michael D. Whalen, CM, died June 2, 2020.

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Name That Saint: St. Thomas More

St. Thomas More was a man of action, had a progressive spirit, and highly principled in his Catholic faith.

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My Father’s Table

Mike Jordan Laskey shares his experience of fatherhood and how our Blessed Mother shaped his worldview.

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Summer Novena of Hope 2020

9 Mondays: June 1 to July 27. This year's theme: The many faces of the Blessed Virgin Mary within the Shrine

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Miraculous Medals on the Move

The pandemic is creating a new cultural of ingenuity. You can count spiritual care packages among them.

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Blessing of the Marian Shrine

In honoring Mary during May, the Vincentians blessed a statue in the seminary courtyard on Sunday, May 3.

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Young Adult Happy | Holy Hour

Thursday, July 23, 7:30 p.m. Livestream of silent praise/worship, reconciliation, fellowship

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Prayer Toolkit: Rosary, Medal

For one woman, the Rosary and her Miraculous Medal were the answers to her prayers.

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Name that Saint: St. Julie Billiart

During this time of health concerns, pray to St. Julie Billiart, the patron saint of bodily ills and disease.

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Building Our Lady of Knock Shrine

On August 21, 1879, a saintly apparition appeared to residents of a poor rural village in Ireland.

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Providing Hope during Pandemic

Heeding the Pope’s call to pray to Mary, the Shrine is hosting virtual prayers during the pandemic.

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Media Contact

Trish Shea, Senior Director of Marketing and Communications
Phone: 215-848-1010, Ext. 245