Tourism Tuesdays: America’s First Cathedral

February 11th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali


basilica-extWhat: America’s First Cathedral 

Where: The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Welcome to America’s First Cathedral, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, in Baltimore, Maryland. In addition to our rank as a Minor Basilica, the church is also a National Shrine, Marian Shrine, National Historic Landmark, and Co-Cathedral of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, and we welcome all to visit and worship in what Pope John Paul II referred to as “the worldwide symbol of religious freedom.”

For more information visit their website here!




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