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National Shrine of Mary, Mother of the Church

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A beautiful shrine dedicated to mothers. It features a 14-foot stainless steel sculpture of Mary. Names of mothers are engraved in the polished black granite. In a setting of fountains and flowers in the woods along Route 5.Run your hands through the cooling waters; stroll the Avenue of the Flags; walk the Prayer Path; enjoy the music of the Carillion bells; and absorb the serenity of the Shrine. You can have your loved one’s name engraved on the Mothers Wall of Life.Memorial Day through Labor Day, outdoor services are held: Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 8:30 a.m. The gift shop is open after the Mass on weekends, and weekdays 8 a.m.-4 p.m. 

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176 Marian Drive
Laurie, MO 65038

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Travelers With Disabilities Information
Partially Wheelchair Accessible
Smoking Policy
No Smoking
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Backpacking Trail
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Winery / Vineyard
Cost Of Admission
Free Admission
General Interest Info
Gift / Souvenir Shop
Open Year-round
Wi-Fi Available
Group Policy
Advance Contact Required
Guest Reservations Needed?
Reservations Not Required
Pet Policy
Pets On Leash Allowed
Suitable For These Age Groups
All Ages