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2023 Relics Visit

The Reliquaries of St. Therese and her parents are coming to the National Shrine

September 17 – October 1, 2023

The Centennial Reliquary of St. Therese and Reliquary of her parents, Saints Louis and Zelie Martin, will be visiting the National Shrine of St. Therese in Darien, Illinois from September 17 to October 1, 2023.  We will have daily Masses at 11:30 AM and special programs each day from 2 to 4 PM.

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Daily Mass


Monday through Friday, 11:30 am

Mass is celebrated Monday through Friday at 11:30 am in the beautiful Shrine building located at 8433 Bailey Rd., just across the drive from the National Shrine Museum.

Mass Video Recordings

You can watch a video 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.

Shrine & Museum Tours


Guided Tours

Learn about the the life of St. Therese and more through our audio and guided tours. Reserve tours for large groups.

Light a Vigil Candle


Let the Carmelites remember your intentions

Lighting a candle for personal intentions or a loved one is part of a beautiful tradition in our Church.  We invite you to join us in this tradition by requesting the lighting a vigil light at the Shrine.

Join Us For Our Seasonal Events

Feast Day Relic Veneration

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.

Plan Your Visit