Prague, Oklahoma: National Shrine of The Infant Jesus of Prague
The town of Prague, Oklahoma:
As you can imagine from its’ name, this town was settled by a community of immigrants from the Czech Republic, in the late 19th Century. Prague is a small town of about 2200 residents. It is not surprising that they would name the community after their patron saint.
About the National Shrine of the Infant Jesus of Prague:
The shrine was founded on August 16, 1949 in Prague, Oklahoma on the grounds of Saint Wencelsaus Church.
The Shrine is open daily from 7:30 a.m. until sundown.
There is a gift shop as well, and that is open Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and Sundays 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Mass is Saturday at 5:00 pm; Sunday at 11:00 am; Weekday Masses at Noon. (Call ahead if plan to attend weekday Mass……just to be sure there will be one that day)
Traveling to the National Shrine of the Infant Jesus of Prague:
Address: 304 Jim Thorpe Blvd., Prague, Oklahoma 74864
GPS coordinates: 35° 28′ 48.0360” N, 96° 41′ 8.7288” W
Tel: +1 (405) 567-3080.
Click here for the official website of the National Shrine of the Infant Jesus of Prague in Prague, Oklahoma
Sources: City of Prague.