National Shrine of
Saint Alphonsus Liguori

Entrusted to the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter


National Shrine of
Saint Alphonsus Liguori

Entrusted to the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter

Mass Schedule


8:00 am Traditional Latin Mass
9:30 am English
11:00 am Traditional Latin Mass

Monday, Wednesday, & Friday

12:10 pm Traditional Latin Mass

Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday

7:00 am Traditional Latin Mass



10:00 am – 10:45 am

Monday, Wednesday, & Friday

11:30 am – 12:00 noon


Following the 7:00 am Mass

For Holydays and schedule changes

see Parish Info


National Shrine of Saint Alphonsus

Parish Info

Rev. Father Joel E. Kiefer, FSSP



Schedule Changes



Location & Free Parking

Free parking is available during Mass on Sundays, until 2:30 pm, in the Charles Center Parking lot on North Liberty Street – just one block away.

For a 7 am Mass, nearby street parking is free until 8 am. But mind the signs: parking zones change during rush hours.

For midday Masses, however, you will have to “feed the meter.”

Saint Alphonsus

Saint Alphonsus Maria de Liguori

In 1696, God raised up Saint Alphonsus. This Neapolitan nobleman, well known as a barrister, soon renounced his prospects of a brilliant career to devote himself excluseively to the service of God, with the sole desire of pleasing Him. He founded the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer whose members he sent, following the Saviour's example, into the country, to the towns and villages, to announce the kingdom of God. He vowed never to lose a moment of his time and never in the whole of his life did he commit a mortal sin.

He wrote religious works filled with profound learning and piety and is therefore honoured by the Church as a Doctor. Emphasizing the importance of prayer in the divine plan, he condenses all his treatise on grace in one sentence:
He who prays is saved, he who does not pray is damned.

How fitting that the National Shrine of Saint Alphonsus, dedicated in 1845, should have come to be known as the place
“where saints have prayed.”


Light a Candle
In petition or thanksgiving

A Candle for your Intentions

Light a Candle
In petition or thanksgiving

Your candle will burn for seven days and seven nights in the Shrine. Please use the button below to make your donation, and when asked, please indicate in whose honor you want your candle to burn and for what intention:

  • The Blessed Sacrament
  • The Sacred Heart of Our Lord
  • Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help
  • Our Lady of Fatima
  • Saint Joseph
  • Saint Ann
  • Saint Lucy
  • Saint Thérèse, the Little Flower
  • Saint Francis of Assisi
  • Saint Rita
  • Saint Anthony
  • Saint Jude
  • Saint Francis Xavier
  • The Infant of Prague

We ask for a minimum donation of $20 for each candle. And as always, 100% of your donation supports the operation of the Shrine. Thank you for your generosity.

wall in need of repair

We Need Your Help

We call it our Jericho project. After more than 170 years, the brick wall that surrounds and secures the Shrine’s courtyard is finally tumbling down. It is in need of extensive repairs. The estimate is $44,500 and we will have to break ground on the project in the Spring. Your donation in any amount to help us preserve the Shrine is greatly appreciated.


Devotion Schedule & Resources

The following are the devotions that immediately follow daily Mass. Included are links to files that you can print (double-sided, on legal-sized paper) if you’d like.


Litany of Saint Joseph


Miraculous Medal Devotions


Litany of the Most Sacred Heart


Litany of Our Lady

First Saturday

Exposition/Holy Hour/Benediction following 7:00 am Mass

On First Fridays and First Saturdays

Act of Reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus / Act of Reparation to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Contact Us

By Old-Fashioned Mail

114 West Saratoga Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

By Phone


By Electronic Mail

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