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

To view the Novena recordings (available any time), click here or click the VIDEOS tab in the top menu.

Please Note: We are restoring the Sanctuary in our Shrine; please excuse our appearance during this process. There may be an echo sometimes, too. We apoligize for any inconvenience. To see photos and learn more about the restoration, please click here.

SCHEDULE CHANGE: Our Monday Novena Schedule has changed. We have added a 3:30pm service -- this will replace the 3pm and 4pm services.

Young Adult Event: Tour de Shrine

Saturday, September 10 from 8:45am to 3pm

Visit three Philadelphia shrines as you bike through the City of Brotherly Love with your friends! Click link for more info.

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Three-Month Summer Commitment

Every week this summer, we will lay your prayer intentions before Mary during our Novena Masses. Click here to donate when you send your intentions.

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Summer Novena of Mercy
Sermon Videos Available

“Mother of Mercy” was the theme for our 2016 Summer Novena of Mercy. Click here to view the Novena Sermons for all nine days. 

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Designated Holy Door Site
for the Jubilee Year of Mercy

Plan a Pilgrimage to Experience God’s Mercy

Walk through the Holy Door of Mercy, which offers the possibility of obtaining a Plenary Indulgence under the usual conditions.

 

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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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Our Lady of Good Health Vailankanni
Celebration

September 3

Join us to celebrate!

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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

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    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

    Monday

    Mass:

    7:00am (with Novena)

    9:00am (with Novena & homily)

    12:05pm (with Novena & homily)

    7:30pm (with Novena & homily)

    Novena:

    2:00pm (with Benediction)

    3:30pm (with Benediction)

    5:00pm (with Benediction)

    6:30pm (with Benediction)

    Confessions:

    6:45am to 7:00am

    8:45am to 9:30am

    1:45pm to 5:30pm

    6:15pm to 7:45pm

    Adoration:

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

    Tuesday-Saturday

    Mass:

    12:05pm

    Sunday

    Mass:

    9:00am

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    Large 3.5 inch Pewter Medal

    Browse a variety of religious articles, cards, books, and mementos.

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    Our Art Museum

    A Trove of Catholic Treasures

    We invite our visitors to enjoy our spectacular display of Religious art, 500+ artifacts from all over the world, dating as far back as 1653.

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