Olympia, Washington: Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help
The first Marian shrine in the State of Washington, Our Lady of Perpetual Help is a Byzantine Catholic shrine (in full communion with Rome) and is located on the grounds of Saint George Byzantine Catholic Church here in Olympia.
A pilgrimage is held every year in honor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help. This three-day event is one of the highlights of their year. It is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the company of fellow Catholics, guests are welcome!
The Pilgrimage is held in August, so check their website for the exact dates.
The Shrine is open daily.
The Sunday worship schedule is:
9:30 a.m. confessions (as well as a liturgical hour, followed by Rosary). Divine Liturgy (Mass) at 10:30 a.m.
Traveling to the Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help:
Address: 9730 Yelm Highway SE, Olympia, WA 98513
GPS coordinates: 46° 59′ 7.1880” N, 122° 43′ 56.8056” W
Tel: +1 (360) 459-8373
Click here for the official website of the Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Olympia, Washington
For a great video of the pilgrimage of 2011 click here.
Photos courtesy Father James Lane, St. George Byzantine Catholic Church, Olympia