The gift shop will be open Thanksgiving night to welcome our guess by handing them a pamphlet and inviting them into the Gift Shop for a cup of hot chocolate or apple cider. (Please call the office to volunteer a night or two.) Fr. Barnett put up the first Christmas lights in 1980. When he came to the Lake in 1976, he was surprised to see there weren’t any Christmas lights; so when this church opened in 1980, it was decorated for Christmas-both...
With what price we pay for the glory of motherhood.Give the gift that lasts more than a lifetime by engraving your name.
Grounds open at all times.
Daily mass at 9AM.
Donations greatly appreciated!
The shrine was constructed in the mid-1980′s as a way to honor Mary, the mother of Jesus and to handle the overflow crowds at the summer services. In 2003, the shrine was recognized as the 16th National Shrine in the United States.
The Mother’s Wall is a tribute to all mothers, living or deceased. Patrons can visit the shrine at any time to view these names. Patrons can also purchase space for future engravings.
Fall & Winter Mass Schedule
Saturday evening 5:00 p.m.
Sunday morning 7:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m.
While visiting the shrine, be sure to make the rounds to our other features:
• The Mother’s Shrine sculpture
• Fountains beneath the sculpture
• The Mother’s Wall of Life
• St. Patrick’s cathedral
• Avenue of Flags
• Kneeling shrines
• The 10 Commandments
• Statue of St. Patrick