The National Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, a part of the Association of the Miraculous Medal, was built in 1929. It maintains a church that features paintings depicting the history of the Vincentian community and various devotions. The shrine also has a gift shop that sells books, medals, rosaries, cards and votive lights. The National Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal organizes group tours. Its chapel offers the novena of masses every month for the members of the association. The shrine s choir includes more than 30 professional musicians. The Association of the Miraculous Medal provides individual and family perpetual membership options.