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.

Honor Mary on Her Birthday!

September 8th is Mary’s birthday.

Would you like to help us fill the Blessed Mother’s altar with a sea of roses for her birthday? These roses will represent all of her children, including those most lost and distant. What a wonderful surprise for Mary to receive them on her birthday!

Your birthday gift to the Blessed Mother will help us continue with our mission.

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Our Lady of Good Health Vailankanni

Join us Saturday, September 9, at 4pm for the Feast of Our Lady of Good Health Vailankanni here at the Miraculous Medal Shrine of Germantown, Philadelphia. We are celebrating the Feast of Our Lady of Good Health Vailankanni in collaboration with the Indian Catholic community and St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Forane Church, Philadelphia. Click the link for details.

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Join Us Friday, September 22, for a

Presentation by
Bill Donaghy:

Mary and the Way of Beauty:
A Reflection on the Virgin Mary in Art
Hors D’oeuvres, Beer, and Wine (21+ with ID)


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3-Month Summer Commitment to Prayer

Send Your Intentions Today!

The summer months bring pilgrims from all over the world to our Shrine! These pilgrims come to give thanks to Mary Immaculate and to pray for her intercession. As you know, Our Blessed Mother wants to hear your petitions. What a true blessing it will be this summer when your needs are prayed for during our Novena Masses each and every Monday in June, July, and August.

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Your Annual Membership

It is an honor to invite you to renew or begin your Annual Membership in the Central Association of the Miraculous Medal (CAMM).

As part of your $25 membership in CAMM, you and your intentions are remembered in 2,500 Masses per year – and every Monday your intentions are prayed for at one of the perpetual Novena Masses held at our Miraculous Medal Shrine. You will also receive your very own beautiful Miraculous Medal sent especially to our members.

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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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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 my mother after she suffered 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, 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 nine-day Solemn Novena online, a special favor was granted to my family. My prayer was answered on the Feast Day of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal!

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

    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 was successful.

    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 and Sermon)

    12:05pm (with Novena and Sermon)

    7:30pm (with Novena and Sermon)


    2:00pm (with Novena, Sermon, and Benediction)

    3:30pm (with Novena, Sermon, and Benediction)

    5:00pm (with Novena, Sermon, and Benediction)

    6:30pm (with Novena, Sermon, and 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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    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, 400+ artifacts from all over the world, dating as far back as 1653.

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