The National Shrine of St. Thérèse, Juneau, has attracted people from every corner of the world to its doors for over 75 years. Here the People of God can step away from everyday life to bask in the beauty and presence of God.
"The significant meaning of every shrine is to be a reminder in the faith of the salvific work of the Lord." (The Shrine and the Pilgrimage)
Come and join us as fellow pilgrims.
Mass is celebrated at 1:30 pm on Sundays during the summer beginning with the Sunday after Memorial Day through Labor Day weekend.
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.
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.
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 contact the Shrine Business Office.
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 "Read More" button for more details about Columbarium niches.