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The Penha's Shrine

The Penha’s Shrine counts with a great structure that every year become better for a better welcoming for the pilgrims that always came in great number, mainly in October, month that occurs the Penha’s Festival.


The Penha’s Shrine stays in an enormous and beautiful green area, in a localization with easy access, be from any of those streets: Red Line, Yellow Line or Brazil Avenue. For attend the pilgrims, the Penha’s Shrine counts with drinking fountains, snacks bar, a lot of bathrooms and many other installations.


For those who doesn’t want to climb the 382 steps of the main Stairway, a new elevator with a capacity to transport 500 people per hour can do the access from the courtyard to the Shrine.


Besides the church in the top of the rock, there are, in the courtyard, many other facilities as another church, where the pilgrims can do their confessions, a gift shop with products of Our Lady of Penha and other products. In addition, there are an open amphitheater, opened in the 2004 Penha’s Festival, for making religious and cultural events in an space for 30.000 people. IN the courtyard, there is, also, a big and free parking lot, for those pilgrims who want to come by car or with group’s bus.


The pilgrim that went to the Penha’s Shrine must go in the Shrine’s Museum and Miracle’s Room and the Exposition of Portrayals of Our Lady of Penha opened every Sunday for free.


1. Our Lady of Penha

Mom of our Savior

Realize our wishes

Accept our praises


CHORUS: The blessing, the blessing

The blessing, o Mom!


2. From Rio, you are patroness

Protecttress of Brazil, you are

From world, you are the queen

Our comforting mother


3. Protect our families

Bless our youth

Take care of our children

Comfort the suffering


4. Mom, our Virgin of Penha

Cause of our happiness

Our Lady and Queen

Hail, Hail Mary!


Largo da Penha, 19 - Penha

Rio de Janeiro, RJ

ZIPCODE: 21070-560

Phone: 3219-6262

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Largo da Penha, 19 - Penha

Rio de Janeiro, RJ

CEP: 21070-560

Telefone: 3219-6262

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