Saint Mary’s of the Barrens Church, home of the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, will reopen for Mass on Easter Sunday, April 1, at 11:00 a.m. The daily Mass schedule for the Shrine Church will resume on Monday, April 2, beginning with the 7:15 p.m., novena prayers and Mass.  The church will be open, but painting will continue until mid-July.  Parking will be limited as some construction work continues between the church and gift shop.

Please watch for future updates on the Shrine Church as renovations continue by checking our website, or on Facebook at

The grotto and grounds at Saint Mary’s of the Barrens will reopen for May Procession on Sunday, May 6, at 1:00 p.m.

The Shrine Visitor Center and Gift Shop will remain open during normal business hours as renovation work continues.

Thank you for your understanding and support as we move forward with this important project.  If you have questions or you are interested in supporting the restoration campaign, please call 1-800-264-6279 and ask to speak with Sherry Clark, Krista Koishor, or Pat Vetter.


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