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The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is a Catholic church dedicated to the patroness of our nation.
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“Father, to you I offer praise for all your children, from the Virgin Mary, your humble servant, to the little shepherds, Francisco and Jacinta. May the message of their lives live on forever to light humanity’s way.”- St. John Paul II
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National Shrine Feb 19
“Then the Lord said to Noah: ‘Go into the ark, you and all your household, for you alone in this age have I found trying just. Of every clean animal, take with you seven pairs, a male and it’s mate.’”- Genesis 1:27
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National Shrine Feb 18
“God of power and might, wisdom and justice, through you authority is rightly administered, laws are enacted, and judgment is decreed. Assist with your spirit of counsel and fortitude the President and other government leaders of these United States."
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National Shrine Feb 16
"There is nothing so great as the Eucharist. If God had something more precious, He would have given it to us." - Saint Jean Vianney 
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National Shrine Feb 15
“May the Mother of Jesus and our Mother, always smile on your spirit, obtaining for it, from her Most Holy Son, every heavenly blessing." -Saint Pio of Pietrelcina
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National Shrine Feb 14
"O God, who enlightened the Slavic peoples through the brothers Saints Cyril and Methodius, grant that our hearts may grasp the words of your teaching, and perfect us as a people of one accord in true faith and right confession."
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National Shrine Feb 13
"We never give more honor to Jesus than when we honor his Mother, and we honor her simply and solely to honor him all the more perfectly." -Saint Louis Marie de Montfort
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National Shrine Feb 12
"Then God said: 'Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. Let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, and the cattle, and over all the wild animals and all the creatures that crawl on the ground."-Genesis 1: 26
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National Shrine Feb 11
Our Lady of Lourdes, Pray for Us!
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National Shrine Feb 9
Mary, Queen of Nations, Pray for Us!
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National Shrine Feb 8
"The best thing for us is not what we consider best, but what the Lord wants of us."-Saint Josephine Bakhita
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National Shrine Feb 7
“The foundation of all our confidence is found in the Blessed Virgin Mary. God has committed to her the treasury of all good things, in order that everyone may know that through her are obtained every hope, every grace, and all salvation.”- Blessed Pius IX
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National Shrine Feb 6
“The souls of the Saints are rejoicing in heaven, the Saints who followed the footsteps of Christ, and since for love of him they shall shed their blood, they now exult with Christ for ever.”
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National Shrine Feb 5
Saint Agatha, Pray for us!
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National Shrine Feb 4
Saint Andrew Corsini, wonderful peacemaker and despiser of worldly honors, pray for us!
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National Shrine Feb 2
“Almighty and ever-living God, we humbly implore your majesty that, just as your Only Begotten Son was presented on this day in the Temple in the substance of our flesh, so, by your grace, we may be presented to you with minds made pure.”
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National Shrine Feb 1
Saint Brigid of Ireland, Pray for Us!
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National Shrine Jan 31
“O God, who raised up the Priest Saint John Bosco as a father and teacher of the young, grant, we pray, that aflame with the same fire of love, we may seek out souls and serve you alone.”
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National Shrine Jan 30
Holy Mother of Czestochowa, Pray for us!
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National Shrine Jan 29
"For St. Thomas, charity is friendship with God. The good news is that God himself has overcome our capacity for friendship with him, and he has shown us his gracious love."-Very Rev. James Brent, O.P.
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