Welcome to the National Shrine of St. Therese
The National Shrine and Museum of St. Therese and its sacred spaces await your visit. Join us for daily Mass, plan your pilgrimage, or submit your petitions for remembrance in prayer.
St. Therese Feast Day Virtual Celebration
Thursday, October 1, 2020 | 11:30 AM (CST)
Please join us in celebrating the Feast Day of St. Therese online. On Oct. 1, please visit this page to view our Feast Day Mass, Blessing of the Roses, Veneration of her relics, and a talk about St. Therese.
Return to this page on September 22 – 30, 2020 to join us in our St. Therese Feast Day Novena. We will prepare our hearts to celebrate her entrance into heaven!
St. Therese Feast Day Novena
Join us in our St. Therese Feast Day Novena. We will prepare our hearts to celebrate her entrance into heaven!
Each day, we will publish a new Novena video here. You can view previous days by clicking the small playlist menu in the top right corner of the video.
Share Your Feast Day Petitions
Submit your special Feast Day intentions to be placed at the altar for remembrance during the Feast Day Novena of Masses, starting on September 22nd. These must be received before Feast Day, which is October 1st. Visit the Society of the Little Flower Feast Day Novena page to share your petitions.
Shrine & Museum Temporarily Closed Until Further Notice
In light of the continued concern surrounding the coronavirus, and in a spirit of caring and love for the friends of St. Therese and our community, the National Shrine & Museum of St. Therese will be closed to the public until further notice. Masses will be recorded during this period and will be viewable here on our site.
Special Masses, open to the public, in the Museum Chapel during October: The Museum Chapel, 8501 Bailey Road, will host a mass for the public on
October 2 (registration available beginning September 28)
October 9 (registration available beginning October 5)
October 16 (registration available beginning October 12)
October 23 (registration available beginning October 19)
October 30 (registration available beginning October 26)
Space is limited and you must have a reservation to attend these Masses. All Mass participants must practice social distancing and wear a face mask. Please call (800) 647-1430 or make a reservation online to reserve your seat.
The Carmelite Gift Shop is open Monday through Friday 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
Mass at the Shrine
The Shrine is currently closed to the public but you can still watch a recording of our daily Mass here on our website.
Visit our YouTube channel to view our archive of recorded daily Masses. Please note that due to technical reasons, not all Masses may be available.
We Count On You!
Your support and prayers are what make this beautiful Shrine and Museum possible.
Pray With Us
“I may own all the graces I’ve received to the prayers of a person who begged them from God for me, and whom I shall know only in heaven.” — St. Therese
Make A Donation
The national Shrine and Museum depend on your support to stay open. Your monthly or one-time donation helps us serve the faithful.
Plan A Visit
We are a community of faith!
Plan a pilgrimage to the National Shrine or join us in prayer each weekday for Mass at 11:30 AM.
Join us for our seasonal events
Gather with friends and the faithful for special seasonal events at the National Shrine or consider joining a special religious pilgrimage.
- Christmas at the Crib – Early December
- Walk with Jesus – Friday before Palm Sunday
- Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel – July 16th
- Feast of St. Therese – October 1st
The National Shrine App
Enjoy daily inspiration, view our weekday Mass celebrations, and submit your prayer petitions. Our National Shrine app keeps you a part of St. Therese’s beautiful Shrine every day.