The Basilica Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

Mass of Thanksgiving celebrating the elevation of the shrine to Basilica Status

On April 29, 2023, The Basilica Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal hosted a Mass of Thanksgiving celebrating its designation by Pope Francis as a Minor Basilica. Archbishop Nelson J. Perez was the principal celebrant.


Sunday: 8:30-11:00 a.m.; Mass: 9:00 a.m.
Monday: 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Mass/Novena: 9:00 a.m., 12:05 p.m., and 6:30 p.m.

Novena/Benediction: 2:00 p.m.
Confessions: 8:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 6:00 p.m.
Livestream of Monday 12:05 p.m. Mass/Novena: on Facebook or Shrine website

Silent Prayer and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: 1:15 p.m.
Musical Prayer Service featuring Novena Prayers, Adoration and Benediction: 2:00 p.m.

Tuesday-Friday: Private Prayer: 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Mass: 12:05 p.m.
Novena Prayers held before the 12:05 p.m. Mass: Tuesdays through Fridays

Saturday:  9:00 a.m.– 1:00 p.m.
Mass 12:05 p.m.

Mondays: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Tuesdays through Fridays: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Commemorating the St. Vincent's Rosary Walk and Our Lady of Knock Shrine.

St. Vincent’s Rosary Walk and Our Lady of Knock Shrine

On May 1, 2023, The Basilica Shrine officially opened St. Vincent’s Rosary Walk and Our Lady of Knock Shrine to the public during the Shrine’s annual May Procession.


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In the News


March 10: Man Up Philly 2023
January 26: Germantown’s Miraculous Medal Shrine elevated to minor basilica status
January 26: Germantown’s renowned Miraculous Medal Shrine becomes minor basilica
January 26: Vatican honors Philadelphia shrine with status as a basilica


November 2: La Salle Presidential Inauguration Mass Held at Shrine
June 23: St. John’s Alumnus Ordained as a Vincentian
June 6: ABC Philadelphia: Summer Novena at the Shrine
May 13: EWTN News In Depth: A Look at the Marian Museum in Philadelphia
April 27: Miraculous Medal Shrine set to host May Procession
January 20: Dr. King a ‘prophetic icon’ of love as ‘vaccine to racism,’ says archbishop


December 9: Knock Shrine Enshrined in Germantown
November 30: In a Time of Pandemic and Upheaval, Our Lady Gave Us the Miraculous Medal
October 25: Vincent’s Rosary Walk Groundbreaking
October 4: Local Indian Catholics Celebrate Heritage, Welcome New Director
May 29: Vincentians of the Eastern Province Ordination
May 19: May Procession, Motherhood Series honor Mary during May
May 17: Shrine’s Annual May Procession
April 7: Op-Ed: Novenas, Masses Continue in Fresh, Intimate Ways at Mary’s Shrine
April 5: In Harrowing Medical Emergency, Pat Ciarrocchi Found Divine Grace
February 22: Abp. Perez Visits The Miraculous Medal Shrine

January 19: Shrine Participates in Ringing Bells Honoring Victims of Pandemic


October 27: A Carillon Tower, 6 Renaissance Musicians open Philly’s Piffaro’s season
October 14: Up on Roof, Into Woods, Down in Graveyards, Classical Music Lives
September 28: Vincentians Celebrate Documentary Premiere
August 16: Knock Mass at Shrine
August 14: In Ireland and Philadelphia, faithful honor Our Lady of Knock

August 7: Vincentians Welcome Newest Members of Congregation
June 26: Blessed Mother welcomes you home to Miraculous Medal Shrine
June 13: Area shrines slowly reopen as COVID restrictions ease
June 12: Shrine Now Open
April 3: Join Novena Prayers Continuing at Miraculous Medal Shrine
March 17: St. Eleanor Parishioners Honor the Blessed Mother in Lenten Series


November 17: Lights of Faith: Votive Candles
October 10: Gala Honorees
September 18: Carillon
January 30: Vincentians Laid Seeds of Strong Faith in Panama

Jesus at Sermon on the Mount

Summer Novena 2024

Join us at the Basilica Shrine for nine consecutive Mondays as we pray the Perpetual Novena to Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

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Basilica Shrine Celebrates Its Annual May Procession

Children and adult pilgrims gathered in May for the Basilica Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal’s annual May Procession

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Mary's Altar at The Basilica Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

May Procession at the Shrine 2024

The Basilica Shrine will honor Mary by holding its annual May Procession.

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Ashes in heart-shaped container and palm in shape of cross.

Lenten Series 2024 – Journey of the Heart

The Central Association of the Miraculous Medal invites you along on this year's journey of Lenten reflection.

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Front doors of Basilica Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

Basilica Shrine Seals Its Holy Door

On January 29, 2024, the doors of the Basilica Shrine were symbolically sealed in preparation for the coming Jubilee Year.

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Solemn Novena at The Basilica shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

9-day Solemn Novena 2023

Join us for 9-day Solemn Novena 2023 from November 13-21. This year we celebrate "Mary’s Love Theme" as we unite in prayer to Mary.

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Pray the Rosary at The Basilica Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

Pray the Rosary

We invite you to pray the Rosary Online any time anywhere to ask for Mary's blessings and thank her for favors received.

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There are four physical signs to indicate that a church or shrine is a Basilica.

The Symbols of a Basilica

There are four physical symbols to indicate that a church or shrine is a Basilica.

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Fr. Joseph A. Skelly, Founder of the Central Association of the Miraculous Medal

A Humble Man

Fr. Joseph A. Skelly, CM, was the force behind the concept and construction of The Miraculous Medal Shrine.

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Mary's Central Shrine at The Basilica Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

Mary’s Central Shrine

The Basilica Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal's story started as the vision of a Vincentian priest.

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Becoming a Basilica

Becoming a Basilica

On April 29, Archbishop Perez and the Vincentian community celebrated a Mass of Minor Basilica Designation.

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St. Vincent's Rosary Walk at The Basilica Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

Honoring a Friend

When Margaret Mary Kiely passed away suddenly in 2020, her friends wanted to remember her in a special way.

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