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A pilgrimage to The National Shrine of Our Lady of Champion is a special opportunity to connect with Mary the mother of God. Below you will find resources and guides that have helped many groups, large and small, make the most of their pilgrimage experience at the Shrine.

Pilgrim Planning Guide

Our pilgrimage guide is a great resource for helping you plan your group visit to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Champion. It includes information on travel, lodging, and Shrine activities. It also includes a step-by-step planning checklist that can help leading up to the pilgrimage.

Sample Itineraries

The below sample itineraries can be used to reference the timing of your pilgrimage and can aid as examples of how visitors spend their time at the Shrine of Our Lady of Champion.

General Shrine Information

Our brochures are available to help you understand the history of the Shrine and location of the buildings on the grounds. You will also find a Liturgical Guide below that is required when a private mass is requested.

Food Service

A small café is located on the Shrine grounds that sells a la carte lunch options. However, for pilgrim groups of 10 or more who wish to eat lunch on the grounds, lunch options need to be ordered ahead of time so they are ready upon arrival.

Pilgrimage Videos

Follow in the footsteps of the many pilgrims who have visited the Shrine since 1859. These videos give you some insight into what a pilgrimage experience can be like at the Shine.

Plan Your Trip

Let us help you make the most of your pilgrimage to this sacred place of peace.


Questions related to travel or pilgrimage to the Shrine?
Our Pilgrimage Coordinators are Happy to Help
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