THE SHRINE OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED ON NOVEMBER 25, 26 AND 27th OVER THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY. MANY BLESSINGS TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILIES DURING THIS SPECIAL TIME OF YEAR.

A place of inspiration and prayer.
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The Sorrowful Mother Shrine near Bellevue, Ohio, USA is an inspiring place of prayer where God and nature touch. Wild flowers and planted flower beds mingle in the 120 acres of woods and lawns. The center of the Shrine is the Sorrowful Mother Chapel.

The Missionaries of the Precious Blood have operated the Shrine since its founding in 1850. On Sundays and Holy Days priests and religious lead devotional services and processions; they visit with people sharing their joys and sorrows or walk with them praying at one of the many grottos, gardens or Stations of the Cross in the woods.

If you feel the need to get in tune with yourself and with God’s universe, you’ll find that a day or even a few hours spent at the Sorrowful Mother Shrine will bring you rich personal and spiritual rewards.

Mass Schedule


Daily Mass
Monday through Friday 11:00 am

Weekend Masses
Saturday Evening (Vigil) 4:00 pm in Shrine Chapel and Pilgrim Center Cafeteria
Sundays: 9:00 am & 11:00 am in Shrine Chapel and Pilgrim Center Cafeteria

Confessions
Monday thru Friday and on Sunday.

One hour before each scheduled Mass.


Due to COVID, Masses will be held simultaneously in the Shrine Chapel and in the Shrine Cafeteria.

1st Saturday of each month – Mass at 11:00 am
1st Sunday of each month – Devotions at 2:30 pm

Gift Shop Hours


Fall Hours

Monday thru Friday
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Donate


The Sorrowful Mother Shrine is self-sustaining and relies on donations to assist in the continuation of its Mission on these holy grounds. We appreciate the generosity of our donors and invite you to help us preserve this blessed legacy.

Pain and suffering have come into your life, but remember pain, sorrow, suffering are but the kiss of Jesus — a sign that you have come so close to Him that He can kiss you.”
~ St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta