Home of Our Lady of
the Miraculous Medal

The Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal sits in the heart of Philadelphia and provides a peaceful sanctuary for prayer, meditation, and pilgrimage.

Filled with Marian artwork, traditional stained glass, and stunning altars, the Shrine is a fitting home for Our Lady. Visitors are quickly overwhelmed by the beauty of the Shrine, and by the Grace of Our Blessed Mother, which is very much alive here.

The Church was built cruciform in shape and in the Romanesque style. The side archways are modeled after those of the Hagia Sophia (Church of St. Sophia) in Istanbul (Constantinople), Turkey. The seating capacity in the Church is 500, plus 100 in the choir loft.

Miraculous Medal Shrine

500 E. Chelten Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19144

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The Story

In 1875, construction was begun for the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception. Mary’s Central Shrine was later built in 1927 as the “Center and Heart of the Association.” Learn more about our Shrine’s history—and the countless novenas that have been said here.

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Tour of the Shrine

Explore our gallery of photos from the chapel, and watch a series of videos that will teach your more about the shrine. As beautiful as the Shrine appears in these resources—it is infinitely more beautiful in person.

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Novena, Mass, and Adoration Schedule

Attend our Novenas and Masses, held in the Shrine of the Miraculous Medal. View our full schedule of Novenas and Masses.

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