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Chas Fagan's bronze statue of John Paul II outside the Shrine Washington DC

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The Saint John Paul II National Shrine welcomes pilgrims who wish to encounter Jesus Christ through the life and teachings of St. John Paul II.

Visitors undertake a spiritual journey with this great saint and leave inspired to continue the New Evangelization he taught was the vocation of every Christian.

Visitors can attend daily Mass and receive the sacraments in the Redemptor Hominis Church and venerate a first-class relic of St. John Paul II in the Luminous Mysteries Chapel.

The Saint John Paul II National Shrine welcomes pilgrims who wish to encounter Jesus Christ through the life and teachings of St. John Paul II.

Visitors undertake a spiritual journey with this great saint and leave inspired to continue the New Evangelization he taught was the vocation of every Christian.

Visitors can attend daily Mass and receive the sacraments in the Redemptor Hominis Church and venerate a first-class relic of St. John Paul II in the Luminous Mysteries Chapel.

The Saint John Paul II National Shrine welcomes pilgrims who wish to encounter Jesus Christ through the life and teachings of St. John Paul II.

Visitors undertake a spiritual journey with this great saint and leave inspired to continue the New Evangelization he taught was the vocation of every Christian.

Visitors can attend daily Mass and receive the sacraments in the Redemptor Hominis Church and venerate a first-class relic of St. John Paul II in the Luminous Mysteries Chapel.

The Saint John Paul II National Shrine welcomes pilgrims who wish to encounter Jesus Christ through the life and teachings of St. John Paul II.

Visitors undertake a spiritual journey with this great saint and leave inspired to continue the New Evangelization he taught was the vocation of every Christian.

Visitors can attend daily Mass and receive the sacraments in the Redemptor Hominis Church and venerate a first-class relic of...

The Saint John Paul II National Shrine welcomes pilgrims who wish to encounter Jesus Christ through the life and teachings of St. John Paul II.

Visitors undertake a spiritual journey with this great saint and leave inspired to continue the New Evangelization he taught was the vocation of every Christian.

Visitors can attend daily Mass and receive the sacraments in the Redemptor Hominis Church and venerate a first-class relic of...


Hours of Operation

Open 365 days a year
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily
No admission fee
*Exhibit and Gift Shop are closed Good Friday, Thanksgiving, and Christmas

Address and Parking

3900 Harewood Road, NE

Washington, DC 20017

Free parking on site for cars and buses

Transportation and Directions

Brookland/CUA Metro Stop on the Red Line
Driving directions

EXPLORE THE SHRINE

A Gift of Love

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Through a remarkable exhibit on the life of Pope John Paul II, visitors encounter a saint who held fast to faith, hope, and love through the darkest moments of the 20th century; experience his priestly ministry during the communist period; and explore the major themes and events of his pontificate.

Through a remarkable exhibit on the life of Pope John Paul II, visitors encounter a saint who...

Through a remarkable exhibit on the life of Pope John Paul II,...

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JPII Shrine Luminous Mysteries chapel mosaic

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Visitors can attend daily Mass and receive the sacraments in the Redemptor Hominis Church. Beautiful mosaics on the walls recount God’s mercy through significant moments in our salvation history. Images on the altar, ambo, and pillars inspire reflection on holy men and women who spread the Gospel.

Visitors can attend daily Mass and receive the sacraments in the Redemptor Hominis Church....

Visitors can attend daily Mass and receive the sacraments in the...

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Blood Relic of John Paul II

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The Luminous Mysteries Chapel contains a first-class relic of St. John Paul II’s blood that is present for veneration. Pilgrims can seek St. John Paul’s intercession while meditating on the surrounding mosaics that depict the mysteries that Pope John Paul II introduced into the prayer of the Rosary.

The Luminous Mysteries Chapel contains a first-class relic of St. John Paul II’s blood...

The Luminous Mysteries Chapel contains a first-class relic of St....

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Pilgrims pose with the bronze statue of Pope John Paul II

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Discover St. John Paul II who lived an extraordinary life as a gift to God and to everyone he encountered. Experience faith formation through pilgrimages, religious devotions, daily Mass, and special liturgical celebrations.

The Shrine offers guided tours, engaging talks, reflections, and other programs for pilgrims of all ages. Specialized guides are available for students.

Contact us for details and to schedule your pilgrimage.

Discover St. John Paul II who lived an extraordinary life as a gift to God and to everyone he encountered. Experience faith formation through pilgrimages, religious devotions, daily Mass, and special liturgical celebrations.

The Shrine offers guided tours, engaging talks, reflections, and other programs for pilgrims of all ages. Specialized guides are available for students.

Contact us for details and to schedule your pilgrimage.

Discover St. John Paul II who lived an extraordinary life as a gift to God and to everyone he encountered. Experience faith formation through pilgrimages, religious devotions, daily Mass, and special liturgical celebrations.

The Shrine offers guided tours, engaging talks, reflections, and other programs for pilgrims of all ages. Specialized guides are available for students.

Contact us for details and to schedule your pilgrimage.

Discover St. John Paul II who lived an extraordinary life as a gift to God and to everyone he encountered. Experience faith formation through pilgrimages, religious devotions, daily Mass, and special liturgical celebrations.

The Shrine offers guided tours, engaging talks, reflections, and other programs for pilgrims of all ages. Specialized guides are available for students.

Contact us for details and to schedule your pilgrimage.

Discover St. John Paul II who lived an extraordinary life as a gift to God and to everyone he encountered. Experience faith formation through pilgrimages, religious devotions, daily Mass, and special liturgical celebrations.

The Shrine offers guided tours, engaging talks, reflections, and other programs for pilgrims of all ages. Specialized guides are available for students.

Contact us for details and to schedule your pilgrimage.

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