How to participate in this year’s celebrations

We are joyously anticipating celebrating St. Therese’s Feast Day on October 1st, 2022 at her National Shrine in Darien, Illinois. We hope you’ll join us this year in remembering our beloved Little Flower and the example she leaves us through her “Little Way.”

Join us in person at the National Shrine of St. Therese

Join us for our Feast Day Celebration in Darien on October 1st, 2022.

Map of parking and national shrine buildings

October 1st Schedule

Please note all Masses will take place in the National Shrine of St. Therese

11:30 AM ⁠— Morning Feast Day Mass, Veneration of St. Therese’s Relic, Blessing of the Roses
1:30 PM ⁠— Talk on St. Therese in the Museum (directly across from the National Shrine building)
3:00 PM ⁠— Afternoon Feast Day Mass, Veneration of St. Therese’s Relic, Blessing of the Roses
5:00 PM ⁠— Evening Feast Day Mass, Veneration of St. Therese’s Relic, Blessing of the Roses

National Shrine of St. Therese, 8433 Bailey Rd., Darien, Illinois
National Shrine Museum of St. Therese, 8501 Bailey Rd., Darien Illinois

Join us from home and download our free Novena Prayer Booklet

Please join the Carmelites in praying our St. Therese Feast Day Novena beginning on September 22nd. Every day for the nine-day duration, we will send you an email with the daily scripture and prayer video.  We’ll also send you a link to download our special St. Therese Novena Prayer booklet.

Sign up below to receive the Novena Prayer booklet and daily email reminders during the Feast Day novena.

St. Therese Feast Day Novena Notifications

If you would like to receive links to each day’s virtual St. Therese Novena scripture and prayer, please sign up below.
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Return here to view the Feast Day Mass on October 1st

We’ll be posting video of the Feast Day Mass and Blessing of the Roses right here after 1:30 PM on October 1st.

Make a Feast Day Donation

Thank you for your prayerful participation and financial support. You make the Little Flower’s mission of love possible.

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