Visit the Shrine
The National Shrine of St. Therese is located at 8501 Bailey Road in Darien, Illinois. The Shrine of the Infant Jesus of Prague is a part of the National Shrine of St. Therese .
The National Shrine of St. Therese sits peacefully on 40-acres owned and operated by the Carmelites.
Visitors are welcome Monday through Sunday from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. when both the Shrine and Gift Shop are open to the public. Mass is celebrated at the National Shrine of St. Therese, Monday through Friday at 11:30 A.M.
It is only 40 minutes away from O’Hare International Airport, 30 minutes away from Midway Airport in Chicago, and a 20-mile drive from downtown Chicago. It is located along the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) at the intersection of I-55 and Cass Avenue North (Exit 273). Our address is 8501 Bailey Road, Darien, Illinois 60561. You can phone the National Shrine of St. Therese directly at 800-647-1430.