Altar of Mary and the Seven
Holy Founders of the Servites.
HISTORIC CENTER OF MARIAN DEVOTION AND HOME OF THE
NATIONAL SHRINES OF
OUR LADY OF SORROWS
and SAINT PEREGRINE, O.S.M.,
the patron of those afflicted with cancer, AIDS, and other
life-threatening diseases.
Our Lady of Sorrows Basilica is
administered by the
Servants of Mary, the “Servites,”
a Catholic religious order founded in the Thirteenth Century.
We welcome visitors of all faiths to share the peace
and refreshment of this house of prayer.
Our Lady of Sorrows Basilica & National Shrine
SUNDAY MASSES
at 8:30am and 10:30am
Complete listing of Masses
Basilica & Shrine visiting hours
Our Lady of Sorrows floor plan
and guide to the
pilgrimage chapels
Vast nave of the Basilica, flanked by ten pilgrimage chapels.
Photograph by Jeremy Atherton (Click on picture to enlarge.)
Landmark tower on
Jackson Boulevard
Shrine Altar of Our Lady of
Sorrows in the West Transept
3121 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois
WE  WELCOME
TOURS
by School and Social Groups,
and Visits by Religious Organizations of All Faiths
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Our Lady of Sorrows
The Joy of Chicago
Since 1874
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Precious relic of
Servite Saint Peregrine,
in his National Shrine chapel.
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The Perpetual Novena to
OUR SORROWFUL MOTHER,
Begun in 1937,
Continues at 8 a.m. every Friday,
followed by Mass at 8:30 a.m.
and
Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.,
before the 11 a.m. Mass.
THE BASILICA IS OPEN FOR VISITATION:
Monday thru Friday:  9 am until 4:30 pm
Saturday:  9 am until NOON
Sunday:   7:30 am until NOON
When parking lot or Basilica doors are locked
DURING THESE HOURS, please ring the doorbell
of the MONASTERY at 3121 W. Jackson Blvd. for
entry into the adjacent Basilica.
NOTE: ON MAJOR CIVIC HOLIDAYS,  
SUCH AS
4TH of JULY, LABOR DAY, THANKSGIVING,
CHRISTMAS, NEW YEAR'S, and MEMORIAL DAY,
THE BASILICA IS CLOSED ALL DAY,
except during the time of scheduled Masses.
CLOISTER GARDEN AND
BASILICA WEST WALL
MARBLE ANGEL WITH ROSES,
SAINT THERESE CHAPEL
WINDOW OF SAINT PEREGRINE,
ABOVE REAR BALCONY
Discover the spiritual riches and living traditions of the
Servite Secular Order
The Secular Order is a group of lay men and women who seek to grow spiritually by following the example of the Seven Holy
Founders of the Order of Servants of Mary.  The Founders were known for their commitment to community, service, and devotion
to Mary, the Mother of Jesus.  Membership in the Secular Order follows upon a year of spiritual formation.  The Secular Order
meets on the fourth Monday of each month.
For more information,  call Father Chris Krymski at (773) 638-0159, ext. 104
and by all means click HERE for the Secular Servites website.
The Sorrowful Mother Novena
Since January 8, 1937
Over 75 years of prayer
"The Drum"
is the monthly eNewsletter from the Office for
Black Catholics of the Archdiocese of Chicago.
CLICK HERE for the October issue,
in PDF format,
featuring our own DEACON JAMES NORMAN.
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*DISCOVER THE WONDERS OF OUR LADY OF SORROWS.
ENTER INTO THE JOY.
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