The purity of intention is connected to every one of our Lenten observances. Hear from our Rector, Fr. Joseph Aytona, as he shares his Ash Wednesday Homily on February 22, 2023. https://youtu.be/_nIiNTMrIYU
This winter, the National Shrine in Champion will hold a special Advent Candlelight Mass commonly known as Rorate Caeli. While this Liturgy has deep roots within the history of the Catholic Church, the Advent devotion has somewhat faded in practice throughout the years. Recently, there has been a resurgence within READ FULL ARTICLE
What is a Litany? The word litany comes from the Greek word meaning “supplication” or “petition.” From early times, the Church has incorporated litanies in her liturgies, such as the Litany of Saints during an Ordination Mass. Also, the Church has composed litanies for devotional purposes, such as the Litany READ FULL ARTICLE
The National Shrine's Gift Shop and Cafe will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after Thanksgiving. There will be no afternoon Adoration, 2 pm Confessions, or 3 pm Divine Mercy Chaplet these days.