All Shrine Masses are celebrated in the Shrine Church (unless directed otherwise)

Saturday 4 pm Vigil Mass
Sunday 9:30 & 11:30 am Mass
2 pm Español


Monday – Friday 7:30 am & 11:30 am;
Saturday 9 am

Sacrament of Reconciliation
Thirty minutes prior to Mass;
Saturdays 3:00 – 4:00


 Solemnity of The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Friday, November 19, 2021 – Friday, December 31, 2021

Wintertime sparkles at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows as the Annual Way of Lights Christmas display illuminates the grounds. Since 1970, the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate have invited one and all to make the Way of Lights a part of their family tradition. This breathtaking display focuses on the birth of Christ, the one true light of the world. 

Join us for Fall spiritual programs

The National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows welcomes all people
to experience the richness of the Catholic faith through presentations, courses and events.

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Shrine Gift Shop and Catalog
Shrine Gift Shop –  Holiday hours – 10AM – 9PM

The Shrine Gift Shop offers an extensive selection of Catholic religious gifts including jewelry, rosaries, crucifixes, statues, Baptism and First Communion items, figurines, bibles, prayers books, Fontanini collectibles and much more.


508675 Gilded Christmas Angel Statue
507333 Engraved Merry Christmas From Heaven Ornament
508620 Bluebird of Happiness Ornament
508673 Blessed by Angels Advent Candle Holder
Also available in Shrine Gift Shop
Candles sold separately

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We invite you to consider a trip to the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows in Belleville, Illinois (just outside St. Louis, Missouri) when planning your next faith-based journey.  It’s the perfect place to rest and renew your spirit.

With over 200 beautifully landscaped acres, Our Lady of the Snows is the largest outdoor Marian shrine in the United States. During your visit, join us in the celebration of Mass-held two times daily at our church of Our Lady of the Snows.  There are numerous devotional sites for prayer and reflection, including a replica of the Lourdes Grotto in France.  We also have a gift shop, guesthouse and banquet center on the grounds.

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About Us

The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate and the Shrine staff welcome you as a friend, guest and pilgrim to the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, one of the largest outdoor shrines in North America.  Take time for yourself and enjoy the 200 acres of natural beauty whether you walk or drive through the Shrine grounds.  Each year, over one million people visit the Shrine.

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