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The National Shrine & Museum are open Monday through Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM CST, and closed on Sundays. Mass is celebrated Monday through Friday at 11:30 AM at the Shrine.

The Shrine and Museum are closed on these major holidays:


October 3: St. Therese’s Feast Day Observed
November 24 & 25: Thanksgiving Observed
December 23 & 26: Christmas Observed
December 31: New Year’s Eve


January 2: New Year’s Day Observed
January 16: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 20: President’s Day
April 7: Good Friday
May 29: Memorial Day
June 19: Juneteenth
July 3: Independence Day Observed
July 4: Independence Day
September 4: Labor Day
October 2: Feast Day Observed
November 23: Thanksgiving
November 24: Thanksgiving Observed
December 23: Christmas Day Observed
December 25: Christmas Day
December 26: Christmas Day Observed


January 1: New Year’s Day

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I have permission to use an image or photo I found on your website?

We do not hold the copyrights for any of the images or photos used on our site, so we are not able to give permission for their use.

I’d like to set up a group tour of the Shrine and Museum. How do I do that?

Please complete our Group Tour Interest form on the Plan Your Visit page.  Group tours are available for groups of 20 or more people.

Can I have a Mass said at the Shrine?

We aren’t able to have individual Masses at the Shrine but we can put your prayer requests at the altar in the Shrine and the Carmelites will pray for your request during their daily prayers and Mass. Please send us your prayer requests through our prayer petitions page.

How can I send a prayer request to the Shrine privately?

Please use our contact form below to share your prayer request.

Can I request a relic of St. Therese?

Third-class relics are available in the form of prayer cards and other religious articles on this website.  First and second-class relics are extremely rare and almost exclusively held in private collections or museums/churches, and not available to the public.

I have a question about St. Therese.

Visiting the our About St. Therese page is the best way to find an answer to your question about St. Therese.

Still have questions?

Contact the Shrine

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