A Lenten Day of Recollection sponsored by Juventutem DC will be held Tuesday afternoon, March 1, at 4:00 pm in Lourdes Chapel at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Avenue NE, Washington.
Reverend Father Carlos Hamel FSJC, pastor of La Nativité de la Vierge Parish in the Diocese of Fréjus-Toulon, France, will celebrate a ferial Low Mass of Lent and will offer a recollection on the theme “Sin and God’s mercy in light of St. Ignatius’ Exercises.” All are welcome to attend without charge.
Lourdes Chapel is located on the lower level of the Basilica adjacent to the Crypt Church. The Basilica is about a 10-minute walk from the Brookland-CUA station on Metrorail’s Red Line. Ample free parking is available on the Basilica grounds and in a surface lot across Harewood Road.