NATIONAL SHRINE GROTTO OF LOURDES
National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes
The National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes is the oldest known replica of the revered French shrine dating to about 1875 (the original Lourdes apparitions were in 1858). The Grotto has been in use since 1805 when Fr. John Dubois founded it as a place of prayer and devotion.
7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Schedule of Services - Grotto:
Sunday: Mass at noon
Schedule of Services - Seton Shrine:
Wednesday - Friday: Mass at 1:30 p.m.
Sunday: Mass at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
The Lavang Shrine
In 1789, under the reign of King Cang-Thinh, thousands of Vietnamese Catholics took refuge in the deep forest of Lavang, near Quang-Tri, Central Viet-Nam, because of religious persecution.
Light a Votive Candle
Light votive candles at The National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes. Your candle will burn continuously for 5 days and your intention will be placed with it.