One Spiritual Family – 
Mary is Our Mother

Join our Prayer Family, and experience the profound graces of the Miraculous Medal,
given to us by the Mother of God.

Shrine Information

In honor of the holiday, the Shrine will close after the 2pm service on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29th.

Our Gift Shop will have extended Summer Hours on Saturdays from 8:30am-1pm

and Sundays from 8:30am-10am now through Labor Day.

Novena of Hope

June 5 – July 31

Join us beginning on Monday, June 5, 2017, for our Annual Novena of Hope! This summer, the Novena of Hope will span nine consecutive Mondays and follow the normal Monday Novena schedule with eight services, culminating on Monday, July 31. The theme for this year’s Novena of Hope is: “The New Evangelization.”  Click below to find out more information.

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Novena of Hope Intentions

Send Your Intentions Today!

Beginning June 5th, we will commence our annual Novena of Hope at the Miraculous Medal Shrine for nine consecutive Mondays! The theme of this year’s Novena will be the New Evangelization, which fits perfectly with the amazing power of the Miraculous Medal to bring people to Christ or back to Christ through the prayerful intercession of His mother, Mary!

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Father’s Day Spiritual Gift Cards 

Share Mary’s love with your father or grandfather!

When you purchase Father’s Day Spiritual Gift Cards in our online Gift Shop, your Father or Grandfather will be enrolled in a Father’s Day Novena, and Mass will be said for him for nine days beginning on Father’s Day. Please indicate the recipient’s name when ordering your card.

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Our New Pilgrimage Director,
Paulette Mican!

Ms. Paulette Mican will oversee the educational programming for pilgrimage groups, retreats, and tours, and will give presentations to visitors to the Miraculous Medal Shrine and Art Museum. She is well known to Shrine attendees due to her work at the Shrine as Gift Shop Assistant for more than six years.

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Celebrating the 400th Anniversary
of the Charism of
St. Vincent de Paul!

This year marks the 400th Anniversary of the Charism of St. Vincent de Paul, who founded, along with St. Louise de Marillac, many organizations whose primary focus is on service to the poor, including the Congregation of the Mission, otherwise known as the Vincentian Priests and Brothers, as well as the Daughters of Charity, based here in Germantown, Philadelphia, PA.

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Welcome to Our New Shrine Director, Fr. William O’Brien, CM!

Fr. O’Brien has been appointed Director of the Miraculous Medal Shrine and Spiritual Director of the Central Association of the Miraculous Medal. Fr. O’Brien succeeds Father Carl Pieber, CM, who will now serve the International Association of the Miraculous Medal.

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Masses & Novenas in Spanish

Join us the first Tuesday of each month
at 10:30am and 7pm.

Misas y Novenas en Español

Acompañanos el primer martes de cada mes
a las 10:30am y a las 7:00pm.

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Visit Our Gift Shop
Online or In Person!

The Central Association of the Miraculous Medal Gift Shop offers you a variety of religious articles, cards, books and mementos. Your purchase supports the mission of the Association. Please visit us in person when you come to our Shrine, or click to shop online.

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Light a Candle
for your
Special Intention

Lift up your prayer requests to Our Mother, Mary, through the meditative prayer a vigil candle offers. Enter here to receive hope and peace with each candle you light by placing your prayer requests, your problems, and your sorrows in the hands of Mary Immaculate.

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    The Story of the Miraculous Medal

    The Blessed Virgin Mary manifested the image of the Miraculous Medal to St. Catherine Labouré in 1830, generously entrusting it to us, her children, and bestowing upon us a mission to bring others to her for the many graces she bestows.

    Discover the Story


    Join Our Worldwide Family of Prayer

    Our members and their loved ones become part of a global family of prayer, and are the beneficiaries of countless Novenas and Masses said by the members and priests of St. Vincent de Paul. This active prayer ministry lifts up our personal intentions and unites us all under the care of Mary, Our Mother.

    Join Our Family

    Rays of Grace, Favors Received

    Thank you, Mary. My sister called my mom on mother’s day, and it is the beginning of a reconciliation.

    Thank you, Mary, for bringing my friend’s family back to church. After eight years of being away, they have become practicing Catholics again.

    Thank you, Mary, for protecting me from illness while I served in the medical mission trip to Central America.

    Thank you, Mary. I lit a vigil candle on New Year’s Eve and dedicated it to my sister-in-law to become pregnant. She announced her pregnancy in May. My thanks to Mary for answering this prayer.

    Thank you, Mary, for the peaceful death of mother after suffering from dementia for several years.

    Thank you, Mary, for hearing my prayers. My son and his wife are now trying to work their marriage out. Thank you for your intercession.

    Thank you, Mary, for making it possible for my daughter to join the chronic illness research project at Boston University.

    Thank you, Mother Mary, for a job I can do from my home. I have flexibility, so I am able to care for my sick husband.

    Thank you, Mary; after making the 9-day Solemn Novena on the Internet, a special favor was granted to my family. My prayer was answered on the Feast Day!

    Thank you, Mary, for giving me the opportunity to make your special Novena since 1978 (37 years)!

    Thank you, Mary, for your intercession. The large ‘mass’ in my husband’s abdomen was benign.

    Thank you, Mary, for your intercession. My son was struggling with alcohol dependence and unemployment. Through your intercession, he now has two jobs and is well on his way to being a recovering alcoholic.

    Thank you, Mary! I had been searching just a few weeks for a new job, and, through your intercession, I have been blessed with an amazing one.

    Thank you, Mary, for blessing us with a new baby.

    Thank you, Mary, for a negative test result on my daughter’s first mammogram after her breast cancer surgery.

    Thank you, Mary! Through your intercession, my son successfully and safely completed Marine Corps boot camp training.

    Thank you, Mary; through your intercession, my kidney transplant has been a success.

    Our Shrine and
    Spiritual Center

    Home of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

    Our beautiful Shrine is located in the heart of Philadelphia. The Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal provides a peaceful sanctuary for prayer, meditation, and pilgrimage. Filled with Marian artwork and stunning altars, the Shrine is alive with the Grace of Our Blessed Mother.

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    Novena & Mass Schedule



    7:00am (with Novena)

    9:00am (with Novena & Homily)

    12:05pm (with Novena & Homily)

    7:30pm (with Novena & Homily)


    2:00pm (with Benediction)

    3:30pm (with Benediction)

    5:00pm (with Benediction)

    6:30pm (with Benediction)


    6:45am to 7:00am

    8:45am to 9:30am

    1:45pm to 5:30pm

    6:15pm to 7:45pm


    7:30am to 8:00pm, Crypt Chapel








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    A Trove of Catholic Treasures

    We invite our visitors to enjoy our spectacular display of Religious art, 400+ artifacts from all over the world, dating as far back as 1653.

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