SPRING, 2021 UPDATES:
Note: Mass will now be livestreamed on Sunday only at 11 AM cdt. Beginning May 1, in addition to the regular daily Mass times at 11 AM cdt and additional Mass time on Tuesday and Saturday at 8:30 AM cdt, there will be an additional Mass on Sunday morning at 8:30 AM cdt.
Wednesday Evening Mass and Class with Fr. Thomas Reagan Returns April 14 – May 26, 2021
But what exactly do we mean by these things as Catholics?
OPENING WEEKEND OF MARIAN MONTH
Walk to Mary 21-Mile Walking Pilgrimage Event and Mass
7 AM until 7 PM Sat. May 1, 2021 and
May Crowning Mass with Father Rocky at Champion Shrine,
11 AM Sunday, May 2, 2021
Registration begins Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 for the 21-mile walking pilgrimage to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help, Saturday, May 1, 2021 from De Pere, WI. The event marks the opening weekend of Marian Month at Champion Shrine, the site of the only Church-approved Marian Apparition in the United States of America. Registration for the May 1 event will continue to through May at www.walktomary.com. The 21-mile walking pilgrimage to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help inspires many to join together with families, friends and associates as they step faith forward in prayerful pilgrimage to an enriching, faith-filled encounter. Masses are held at the completion on the Walk to Mary on site at Champion at 3:30 PM and 5:15 PM Saturday, May 1. This year’s event includes a Covid-19 safety plan approved by the health departments of Brown County and De Pere, Wisconsin.
As part of the events that open Marian Month, Champion Shrine also hosts May Crowning Mass and Celebration on Walk to Mary weekend. May Crowning Mass and Celebration will take place Sunday, May 2, 2021 at 11 AM and will be followed by a celebratory Rosary Procession following Mass.
Daily Eucharistic Adoration, Special Sunday Post-Mass Eucharistic Rosary Procession and Sunday Family Rosary Series Offered at Champion Shrine
The Sunday Rosary for Families will continue every Sunday and families are encouraged to pray together on site at Champion Shrine at 6:30 PM or remotely at home by going to www.championshrine.org/livestream-rosary.
UPDATED HOURS OF OPERATION, DAILY PRAYER OPPORTUNITIES WINTER, 2021:
Apparition Chapel, Welcome and History Center and Rosary Walk, Grottoes, Grounds:
7:00 am, until 7:00 pm
Shrine Gift Shop and Schoolhouse Cafe Hours:
9:00 AM, until 4 PM Monday thru Saturday, Sunday 12:30 PM until 4 PM
Mass is offered daily at 11 AM, with additional Mass times offered at 8:30 AM Tuesday and Saturday *
*Note: Restrictions and requirements are in place and will be followed for social distancing, room capacity and masking.. Sunday Masses will be offered in Mother of Mercy Hall, Last Saturday Mass with Eucharistic Healing Prayer Service will be held in Mother of Mercy Hall. All other daily Masses to be held in the Apparition Chapel on site at Champion unless otherwise noted on site.
Live-streaming of Mass will continue through this website for 11 AM Mass Sunday.
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament:
Mon.-Sat. Noon – 3:00PM in Chapel daily; Sunday, 12:45 PM until 2 PM
Sacrament of Reconciliation:
10:00 am & 2:00 pm in Chapel daily
Divine Mercy Chaplet:
3 PM daily in Chapel
Eucharistic Rosary Procession led by the Fathers of Mercy: Sundays at 12:15 PM, Outdoor Rosary Walk behind Chapel following 11 AM Mass Time.
An Important Note about COVID-19 Policies at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help:
Per the directive of the Diocese of Green Bay, in response to order of the State of WI, all persons entering any buildings at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help should wear a face covering. Individuals under age two, those who have trouble breathing, a medical condition, intellectual or developmental disability, mental health condition, or other sensory sensitivities that prevent them from wearing a face covering will be exempted from wearing a face covering. The Shrine staff and administration cannot inquire with individuals about their health conditions; therefore, those coming on site who are not wearing a face covering, please know it will assumed there will be some reason that falls under the exemption categories.
If you plan to come to the Shrine for personal prayer and reflection, we respectfully ask that you also abide by social distancing requirements, both indoors and outdoors, and observe room capacity restrictions, as outlined on signage posted on all Shrine grounds and facilities.
For suggested guidelines, safety and other protocols set forth by the Diocese of Green Bay, please refer to the following: https://www.gbdioc.org/…/701-distribution-of-holy-comm…/file
Remember, someone wearing a mask may have lost a loved one to this specific virus.
Remember, someone not wearing a mask may have suffered a face-covered trauma.
Christian charity in all things, please!
Our Lady of Good Help, pray for us!
St. Joseph, Protector of the Universal Church, pray for us!”
For further updates: please stay tuned to the “Latest News” Section of the Champion Shrine website: www.championshrine.org
Individuals who wish to come to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help to experience the peace of this spiritual sanctuary, but have reservations about leaving their vehicles during the time in which COVID-19 restrictions are in place, please know you will be permitted to park and pray in the lot to the right of the historic Apparition Chapel. Many have experienced the graces of Our Lady just by being on site and praying here at the site of the only Church-approved Marian Apparition in the United States of America.
Please, feel free to park and pray at any time between 7 AM and 7 PM daily.
The live recordings of Mass will be broadcast daily on the Shrine website www.championshrine.org, and archived on the Shrine You Tube Channel @championshrine. To subscribe to the Shrine You Tube channel or direct link, click thru here:
Stay Tuned to this “Latest News” Section of Champion Shrine’s website at www.championshrine.org.
If you would like to submit a prayer request to be included in daily Mass intentions, click here,https://championshrine.org/connect/.
If you would like to submit a donation to have a candle lit on site for you or someone you wish to lift up in prayer, click here: https://championshrine.org/donate/light-a-candle/
If you would like to make a general donation to enable to the Shrine to continue providing these and other planned services throughout this difficult time, please click here: https://championshrine.org/shrine-donation-form/