Groups and Buses

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Thank you for choosing The National Shrine of Divine Mercy as your Pilgrimage Destination

Registration of Groups Bigger than 15 People

We ask groups of 15 or more to register, so that you can be welcomed upon arrival.  Please email [email protected] with further questions. 

Bus Groups

Register a Bus group online (here).  Please call the Group Pilgrimages office (413-298-1119) or email  ([email protected].) with any questions. 

 All services will be held outside at the Mother of Mercy Outdoor Shrine on busy days. Please prepare accordingly.

Directions for Buses

We ask that you enter at the Pine Street entrance and unload all pilgrims in the big parking lot near the Divine Mercy statue. Do not load or unload pilgrims in front of the National Shrine Church.

  • All buses and bus drivers must remain on the property during their stay. 
  • Due to Massachusetts state law, buses are not allowed to idle for more than 5 minutes or however long it takes for pilgrims to disembark.

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Food

There is food for purchase at our new Cafe, open Wednday through Sunday, Click Here for Menu.

There is a sheltered outside area with picnic tables available for your use.

In the cooler months, Memorial Hall in the basement of the Natonal Shrine is available for your use. You can feel free to bring lunches and eat there.

No food, merchandise or literature may be sold or distributed on Eden Hill by anyone without written permission from the Shrine Rector.

Accessibility

The National Shrine Church, Restrooms, and Gift Shop are handicapped-accessible. A public elevator is available in the National Shrine building. 

Handicap Parking

Handicap parking is available as well as shuttle service for those in need when scheduled ahead of time. 

Clergy

 All visiting priests or deacons who wish to concelebrate Mass or hear confessions must present a letter of good standing on official letterhead from their Chancery. Included should be the exact date of their visit to the National Shrine. Please email or send this document 30 days in advance of your visit to our Pilgrimage Coordinator at, [email protected] or PO Box 951, Stockbridge MA 01262. All clergy are to check in with the Shrine Receptionist upon arrival. The National Shrine will provide vestments if necessary.

We look forward to your pilgrimage at the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy & wish you safe travels throughout your journey!