With what price we pay for the glory of motherhood.

Give the gift that lasts more than a lifetime by engraving your name.

General Shrine Info

The Search for Names on the Mother’s Wall of Life has been repaired, so you can now look up a name on the Wall.  (Remember to enter last name only.)



Saturday evening Mass

– 5:00 PM

Sunday morning Mass

– 7:30 AM, 9:00 AM


DAILY MASSES DURING LENT – MON., WED., THURS., FRI. at 9:00am; TUES. at 5:30pm

HOLY THURSDAY (Apr. 2) Mass 7:00 pm

GOOD FRIDAY (Apr. 3) Stations of the Cross 2:00 pm; Celebration of the Lord’s Passion 3:00 pm

EASTER VIGIL (Apr. 4) 8:00 pm


You are invited to join us for a day of Pilgrimage

2:00 p. m. Mass, procession, dinner

The First Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage

-May 3, 2015


Filipino Pilgrimage Flores de Mayo

-May 17, 2015


Hispanic Pilgrimage

-June 7, 2015

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Visiting the Shrine

Grounds open at all times.

Daily week-day Mass inside church:

Mon through Fri — 9AM (except Tue — 5:30 PM)

Donations greatly appreciated!

Map the Mother’s Shrine 

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.

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


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The Mothers’ Shrine

The National Shrine of Mary, Mother of the Church

The serenity found at the Mothers’ Shrine makes this a must stop on your next trip to the Ozarks.  Dip your fingers in the cool waters of the fountains, enjoy the beauty of hundreds of flowers, see the flags of 100 nations, take in the sounds of the  carillon bells and experience the peace.

The Mothers’ Wall of Life has become a major attraction honoring mothers and motherhood.  There are currently 4,000 names of mothers from around the world engraved in the polished black granite surrounding the 14 foot stainless steel sculpture of Mary.

The Shrine is located on the grounds of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, founded in 1868.  Outdoor services at the Shrine in the summer are on Saturday evening at 8:00 pm and Sunday morning at 8:00 am.  The Gift shop is open before and after services or at your request during the week.

176 Marian Drive – Hwy 5, Laurie, MO.  65038

Phone (573) 374-6279





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