Each statue, color and symbol within the Shrine’s walls teaches and inspires
visitors. Take a tour and learn about the Shrine’s fascinating history
and why the main altar is called "The Altar of Answered Prayers".
Tours are conducted after Mass every Sunday. Special tours for both large and small groups can be arranged by contacting the Shrine.
Unable to see the Shrine in person? Click on Tour to
take a virtual tour of this special Shrine.
Shrine of St. Joseph
1220 North 11th Street
St. Louis, Missouri 63106
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Download the latest Newsletter (PDF). (Winter/Spring 2014)
Established in 1843, this beautiful church has seen many changes. Read about the fascinating history of the church including the miracle in 1864 and the outbreak of cholera in 1866. You'll learn why this Shrine is so very special and why people come from the world over to see it.