Laurie, Missouri (Lake of the Ozarks): The National Shrine of Mary, Mother of the Church known as “The Mothers’ Shrine”
Here in The Lake of the Ozarks are not one, but two, shrines. The Shrine of Saint Patrick is associated with the local Parish.
Nearby is The National Shrine of Mary, Mother of the Church. The shrine was constructed in the mid-1980′s as a way to honor Mary, the mother of Jesus, and to handle the overflow crowds at the summer services. In 2003, the shrine was recognized as the 16th National Shrine in the United States by the Catholic Conference of Bishops.
“The Mothers’ Wall of Life” is a tribute to all mothers, living or deceased, regardless of religious beliefs. Patrons can visit the shrine at any time to view these names or go to the web site and pull up a name. Anyone can put a loved ones name on the Mothers Wall of Life.
There are Masses daily at 7:30 a.m. on weekdays, Saturdays at 8:15 a.m. and Sundays at 10:00 a.m.
On Tuesdays there is also a Saint Anthony Novena at 2:30 p.m. and a Novena Mass 7:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend all Masses and Novenas.
Traveling to the National Shrine of Mary, Mother of the Church:
Located in the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks area.
Address: 176 Marian Drive, Hwy 5, Laurie, MO. 65038
GPS coordinates: 38° 13′ 0.8760” N, 92° 50′ 40.9560” W
Tel: +1 (573) 374-6279
e-mail: [email protected]
Click here for the official website of Mary, Mother of the Church in Laurie, Missouri.