National Shrine of St. Therese

Dedicated on October 1, 2018, our National Shrine is opened daily from 10 AM – 4 PM with Mass at 11:30 AM. Come to pray with us or spend a few minutes in silent prayer in one of our side chapels.

National Shrine Museum of St. Therese

Step into the life of St. Therese at the National Shrine museum of St. Therese. Home of the largest collection of St. Therese artifacts outside of Lisieux. The Museum features her photographs, first and second class relics, and a full-size replica of her convent cell. Many pilgrims feel peace and connect to St. Therese when they visit.

Carmelite Spiritual Center

Serving as a lively and vital part of the Campus, the Carmelite Spiritual Center sponsors days of reflection, seminars, spiritual retreats, and other programs. The Center is popular with organizations like high schools conducting Kairos retreats, church-sponsored groups, and other nonprofit institutions.

Please visit  to view the current program schedule.

Carmelite Gift Shop

The Carmelite Gift Shop is one of the largest religious gift shops in the southwest Chicagoland area.  The Gift Shop serves the needs of the visitors to the National Shrine Museum of St. Therese visitors as well as retreatants at the Carmelite Spiritual Center.

Please visit to shop.

Come visit us!

The Carmelite Campus offers tours of the Shrine Museum of St. Therese and space for meetings and retreats. Call the Carmelite Campus at 800-647-1430 to learn more and schedule your tour.

The Campus is also the location of a number of Carmelite offices including: