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

The Shrine of St. Joseph will resume the Celebration of Public Masses on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at 11:00am.  For more details on Occupancy Limits and Health Precautions in place at this time click the Mass Times link.


Regular Mass times is Every Sunday: 11:00 a.m. Mass (Currently Non-Public Mass via Facebook Livestream)

Monthly: 1st Friday Noon Mass. Below is a list of some of the up coming special Masses or events at the Shrine:

Notice regarding Public Masses at the Shrine:
Out of an abundance of caution and concern for those most at risk, live stream, non-public masses will continue at The Shrine of St. Joseph for those most at risk who may not be able to attend Mass. We invite you to continue to join us via Facebook livestream at 11am on Sundays and First Fridays for the Celebration of the Eucharist.
We continue to pray for your health and safety and an end to the Covid-19 pandemic.
St Joseph, patron of the church universal,
Pray for us.

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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