Spiritual Adventure

Spiritual Experiences

Come with me by yourself to a quiet place and rest. Mark :31

Is Jesus whispering this in your ear?

The Shrine is a place of refuge, quiet and peace for people from all corners of the world. Holy Mass, Eucharistic Adoration, Stations of the Cross, Rosary walks and wonderful Retreats provide  pilgrims a place to encounter Christ and step away for a while from their busy lives.

Holy Mass

Mass is celebrated at 1:30 pm each Sunday from Memorial Day through Labor Day.


  • Holy Mass


The natural beauty of the Shrine is a wonderful setting for a retreat. Shrine facilities can be rented for small or large retreat groups. For more information about Catholic retreats offered at the Shrine, please contact the Shrine Business Office.

  • Retreats
  • Retreats
  • Retreats
  • Retreats
  • Retreats


The National Shrine Chapel is a beautiful location to celebrate your wedding day. Please click the "Read More" button to read the Shrine's Chapel Use and Marriage Policy.

  • Shrine Wedding
  • Shrine Wedding
  • Shrine Wedding
  • Shrine Wedding

Requiem Masses and Memorial Services

When it is time to say goodbye to a loved one who has passed into Eternal Life, the National Shrine Chapel is available for Christian funeral and memorial services. To schedule a funeral or memorial service, please Joe at the at the Shrine Business Office (907) 586-2227 ext 24 or cell (636) 628-7280

  • Funerals and Memorial Services
  • Blessing of the new columbaria
  • Stone Blessing


The purpose of the National Shrine of St. Thérèse Columbarium is to provide a place of rest for the cremated remains of those who wish to be inurned on these holy grounds. We believe in the resurrection and inurnment at the National Shrine implies a similar belief on the part of the deceased. Please click on the "Columbarium" button for more details about Columbarium niches.

  • Columbarium cross
  • Columbarium left
  • Columbarium right
  • Columbarium snow