St. Therese Cell Reproduction

St. Therese Cell Reproduction

Visitors can view a replica of St. Therese’s original monastery cell.

Gift Shop

Gift Shop

Our Carmelite Gift Shop carries a large selection of St. Therese devotional items.

Chapel Stained Glass

Chapel Stained Glass

The chapel stained glass depicts the journey of the soul to God.

St. Therese Carving

St. Therese Carving

This carving is the highlight of the Shrine Chapel where daily Mass is celebrated.

The Carmelite Priory, modelled after the White House

Shrine Grounds

The Shrine grounds include the beautiful Carmelite Priory and the Rosary Way.

Shrine Museum Renovations Progress

Shrine Museum Renovations Progress

Renovations on the National Shrine and Museum of St. Therese are moving forward.

2014 Christmas Tree of Hope at the National Shrine

2014 Christmas Tree of Hope at the National Shrine

Your prayer intention ornaments for the Christmas Tree of Hope are now on display on the tree and at the foot of her reliquary at the National Shrine of St. Therese here in Darien, IL!

All Souls Stained Glass Window

All Souls Stained Glass Window

St. Therese stained glass window commemorates All Souls Day, November 2, 2014

Work begins on the grounds outside the New Carmelite Spiritual Center adjacent to the National Shrine

Our beautiful new Museum and Shrine are on their way!

Beginning on March 20, 2015, the Shrine and Chapel will be closed to the public through May 2015 while further renovation work proceeds. There will still be weekday Mass at 11:30 AM in the adjoining St. Paul’s Hall. The Carmelite Gift Shop will continue to be open during this period.