The National Shrine of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini

Our Mission
The National Shrine of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini is a Catholic Shrine dedicated to the first American Citizen Saint and Universal Patron Saint of Immigrants. The Shrine is a place of prayer, worship, and devotion; pilgrimage, evangelization, and reconciliation. Read More...



PRIVATE PRAYER
Wednesday and Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED!
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MASS AT SHRINE
The Shrine will reopen for Mass on Saturday, July 18.

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED!

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT
Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said travelers entering or returning to Chicago from "states experiencing a surge in new COVID-19 cases" will need to quarantine "for a 14-day period from the time of last contact within the identified state."

States included in the order are: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nevada, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah.

Please do not make a reservation for prayer service or mass at the Shrine if you are entering or returning to Chicago from any of the states listed above in the last 14 days. 

 

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Spiritual Center & Architectural Masterpiece in the Heart of Lincoln Park

Historically, this site was home to Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini, a missionary woman religious who helped shape America's social and health care system in the early twentieth century.

Spiritually, it is the only National Shrine dedicated to the first American Citizen Saint and the Patron of Immigrants and Heath Care Workers in the Catholic Church.

Architecturally, the Shrine's Chapel is the masterpiece of world-renowned architect, Leonard Gliatto, who felt that this was his crowning achievement in America.

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Hours & Services

Hours: Monday: Closed | Tuesday-Friday: 10am - 3pm | Saturday: 9am - 5pm | Sunday: 9am - 3pm
Reconciliation: Sat: 3 pm 3 3:45 pm
Mass: Sat: 4 pm | Sunday: 10 am
Eucharistic Adoration: Fri: 1 pm - 3 pm
Prayer Group: Tue: 10:30 am - 11:15 am