Pope John Paul II National Shrine

Local namePope John Paul II National Shrine
LocationPleasant Hill, Washington D.C., United States

The Saint John Paul II National Shrine is a national shrine in Washington, D.C., sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. It is a place of prayer for Catholics and welcomes people of all faiths. The Shrine houses a permanent exhibit called A Gift of Love: the Life of Saint John Paul II and is home to the Redemptor Hominis Church and Luminous Mysteries Chapel, both of which are decorated with mosaic art designed by Rev. Marko Rupnik, S.J. Mass is celebrated daily in the Redemptor Hominis Church, and the Luminous Mysteries Chapel houses a first-class relic of John Paul II.

The 130,000-square-foot building is built on 12 acres adjacent to The Catholic University of America and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in the Brookland neighborhood of Northeast Washington.

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Opening hours

Daily: 10 am - 5 pm


The admission is free.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_John_Paul_II_National_Shrine

Official Website http://www.jp2shrine.org/en/index.html

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/JP2Shrine

Phone +1 202 635 5400

Address 3900 Harewood Rd NE, Washington, DC 20017, USA

Coordinates 38°56'15.78" N -77°0'17.474" E

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