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OCTOBER 17 ONLY - GROTTO CLOSED

Closed
October 17, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The power to the Grotto will be shut down to perform a critical repair to one of the main power lines feeding our campus on Mount St. Mary's University. 

For more information, call (301) 447-5318 or email grotto@msmary.edu


MASS OF HEALING
AND ANNOINTING OF SICK

Healing

October 18, 12 p.m.
St. Mary's Chapel at the Grotto of Lourdes

Mass of Healing and Annointing of Sick at the National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes; bring your loved ones for spiritual healing and support.

For more information, call (301) 447-5318 or email grotto@msmary.edu


marian day of recollection

Connor2A day of Marian devotion and spiritual renewal led by Rev. Charles P. Connor, assistant professor at Mount St. Mary's Seminary, host of several EWTN programs such as "The History of the Catholic Church in the U.S." and "Defenders of Faith in Word and Deed" and author of six books. 

Marian Day will consist of talks on Mary and Motherhood, the Immaculate Heart of Mary and more; as well as, Holy Mass, Reconcilation and Adoration.

November 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
St. Mary's Chapel at the Grotto of Lourdes
For more information, call (301) 447-5318 or email grotto@msmary.edu ~ Please RSVP by November 1.
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PARKING UPDATE

Congested traffic is causing a safety concern in the upper parking lot. For your safety, we have closed the lot and will be replacing the area with walkways and gardens.

Drop-off/Pick-up at the Miller Family Visitors Center and transportation to and from the lower parking lot is available! 
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BENEDICTION AND ROSARY

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Adore and Praise Our Lord Jesus

Following every Sunday, 12 p.m. Mass
St. Mary's Chapel at the Grotto of Lourdes

Join our Mount St. Mary's Seminarians recite the rosary and adore the Blessed Sacrament.
For more information, call (301) 447-5318 or email grotto@msmary.edu.


FIRST SATURDAY MASS AND DEVOTIONS

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Celebration of the Holy Eucharist

October 4, 9 a.m.
St. Mary's Chapel at the Grotto of Lourdes

Celebration of Mass at the National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes; followed by rosary and devotions. Come holy Jesus, pray for us!
For more information, call (301) 447-5318 or email grotto@msmary.edu


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 Gift Shoppe
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily
Phone 301-447-5444


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