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Prayer by St. John Neumann newly posted

On our prayer page you can now find the following prayer from the writings of St. John Neumann. On that page you can also download a pdf featuring several prayers. My God, possess me that I may become a fit instrument of your graces and mercies to the souls you have...

Homily for the feast day of St. John Neumann, Jan. 5, 2019

Bishop Ronald W. Gainer of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, was the celebrant and homilist for St. John Neumann’s feast-day Mass on Jan. 5 at the Shrine. Read the text of his homily below: At the time of John Neumann, America represented new values and new hopes....

Listen to a radio interview about St. John Neumann

Father Raymond Collins, director of the National Shrine of St. John Neumann, was recently interviewed for the radio program Aim High on Radio Maria. The interviewer, Father Jason Kulczynski, is pastor of Holy Martyrs Church in Oreland, Pa. Click to listen to the...

Celebrate St. John Neumann’s feast day with us

St. John Neumann’s feast day is January 5, and on that day and January 6 we’ll celebrate special feast-day Masses, followed by receptions in the Atrium. Everyone is invited. Both Masses will be held in the upper church. Please join us for Mass at 12:15...

Read our St. John Neumann feast-day mailing

Dear benefactors of the Shrine: We pray in hope that your time with family and friends this Christmas season brings you the ioy of Christ Our Savior and many fruitful opportunities to share your love and compassion with others! The Shrine was blessed with a fulfilling...

Advent pilgrimage for young adults

The Redemptorists invite all young adults to join an Advent pilgrimage to the Shrine of St. John Neumann on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 2 to 8 p.m. The shrine’s address is 1019 N 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19123. Pilgrims will meet at the shrine at 2 p.m. Dec. 15 for a...