Mass Schedule & Events

The Shrine celebrates Mass every Sunday, First Fridays and most holidays, as well as other special times during the year. Click the icon above to see the latest Mass & Event schedules.


The Shrine of St. Joseph has been selected as the site by many Catholic couples to receive the Sacrament of Marriage. Click the icon above to read more details.

Shrine Tours

This sacred and historical shrine is the location of the only Vatican authenticated miracle in a Midwestern church. Arrange a private group tour or see our virtual tour of the Shrine.


Help restore the Shrine as a landmark and monument to future generations. Click to see the many ways you can help.

Mass Times & Events

Regular Mass times is Every Sunday: 11:00 a.m. Mass
(Rosary prayed at 10:30 a.m.)
Monthly: 1st Friday Noon Mass. Below is a list of some of the up coming special Masses or events at the Shrine:

Archbishop Carlson Mass 11:00 AM

175th Anniversary Banquet at Cedars 1:00 PM

November First Friday Mass 12:00 noon

Veterans Day Mass 11:00 AM

Ash Wednesday - Mass 12:00 noon

Mass and Strecker Descendants Reception 11:00 AM

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Shrine of St. Joseph

The Shrine was founded as a parish church in 1843 by the Jesuit who immediately began to build a church. Learn the history of this beautiful church as well as take a virtual tour.

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History of the Shrine

This beautiful old church, at the corner of 11th Street and Biddle in St. Louis, Missouri has a vast and interesting history.

Read about how 1864 by the intersession of Peter Claver miraculously healed a parishioner. This miracle become one of two miracles needed for Peter Claver to be declared a Saint by the Vatican. Then in 1866, learn how a solemn vow to Saint Joseph saved the lives of parishioners during a cholera outbreak in St. Louis, which claimed the lives of 20 people a day from the parish.

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