Basilica of the National Shrine of St. Ann

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The Basilica of the National Shrine of St. Ann is a Roman Catholic basilica located on Saint Ann's Street in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The first temporary chapel on this site, founded by the Passionist order as a monastery church, was erected in 1902; the present building was dedicated on April 2, 1929, and on August 29, 1996 was named a basilica by Pope John Paul II. The basilica is the site of an annual solemn novena in honor of St. Ann, which draws thousands of pilgrims every year.

Coordinates: 41°24′09″N 75°41′29″W / 41.4024°N 75.6914°W / 41.4024; -75.6914

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