Since the national shrine is dedicated to Mary, expect to see many tributes to the Mother of God.
I have posted some here and there are many more. Eastern European groups have been particularly generous with donations for Marian side chapels.
September 23 Papal Itinerary.
4:15 p.m. --
Pope Francis holds a canonization for Junipero Serra Mass in Spanish for 25,000 ticket holders at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. It is the first-ever canonization Mass on U.S. soil.
Papal Homily link
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