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National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes

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We invite you to celebrate 
Mother Teresa's Feast Day, September 5 
National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes

"Dear Jesus, help me to spread
Thy fragrance everywhere I go."

Preserve your Memory at
Mother Teresa's Shrine

Honor or memorialize your loved one, your memories become in communion with hundredes of pilgrims who walk these holy grounds every day!

Call (301) 447-5318 or order online.


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Celebration of the Holy Eucharist

September 6, 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


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! 
Please call (301) 447-5318

Events / Special Hours

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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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