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National Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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I visited the Shrine church for the first time after the remodel and it is beautiful!! The entire... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
kellymagrooder
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Perryville, Missouri
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Very meaningful for my wife and me

Spent several hours on a Sunday and felt so good doing so...first wonderful welcoming Mass in such... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tom J
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Saint Mary's of the Barrens Historic District was founded in 1818; the church was started in 1827. The Shrine was built in 1929 to honor our Lady of the Miraculous Medal. The church is modeled after the Vincentian Motherhouse chapel in Rome, Monte...more
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1805 W Saint Joseph St, Perryville, MO 63775-1598
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited the Shrine church for the first time after the remodel and it is beautiful!! The entire grounds are gorgeous! Wonderful place to visit and pray!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kellymagrooder
OL_Shrine, Manager at National Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Friend, It is good to know you enjoyed your recent visit to the Shrine. We do hope you make a return visit again someday! Your friends at the National Shrine of the Miraculous Medal.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Locals know about this basilica, once used as a parish church, and now a place for special occasions and for devotional times. The basilica has 9 chapels, dedicated to various saints venerated by the French Catholics. The ceiling art is awesome. Come on a sunny...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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OL_Shrine, Manager at National Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Friends: We are so happy you enjoyed your visit here at the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, We hope that you will be able to return for another visit someday! God Bless you Always!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent several hours on a Sunday and felt so good doing so...first wonderful welcoming Mass in such a beautiful church...then general walking around the grounds and giift shop before a very informative tour of the church/shrine by our tour guide Norma - learned so much...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tom J
OL_Shrine, Manager at National Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Friends, We are so pleased your visit to the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal and Rosary Walk was meaningful for you and your wife. We hope you will be able to visit us again. God Bless you Always!

Reviewed November 3, 2018

We saw a flyer for this and had some extra time in the morning so we walked the trail and looked in the church. It was a very good experience and I would recommend it.

Date of experience: October 2018
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OL_Shrine, Manager at National Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Friends: Thank you for visiting the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal and Rosary Walk. We do hope you will be able to make a return visit someday. God Bless You Always!

Reviewed August 6, 2018

This beautiful historic national shrine is provides hours of beautiful and peaceful places to pray, meditate and reflect. The church has beautiful paintings on the ceilings and along the walls and shrines throughout. There are walking paths for an outdoor rosary and several grottos and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Relaxin14
OL_Shrine, Manager at National Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your comments about your visit in August of this year. Here at the National Shrine do hope you will be able to visit us again someday. Your comments were also shared with the ladies in the Gift Shop. We hope your next...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

The shrine is an old church with lots of history. There is a nice gift shop and prices are reasonable. You can get a guided tour of the church which is currently under renovation. Newly added ramps make everything accessible. The new rosary walk is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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OL_Shrine, Guest Relations Manager at National Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Thank you for your kinds words about your visit to the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal. We are so excited about the renovations taking place here. As we move forward we are looking at completion of the church the end of...More

Reviewed May 23, 2018

We walked the grounds to a newly restored grotto and visited the gift shop which has many lovely selections. The church is open despite the work being done, but best to wait until October 2018 for the official re opening,More

Date of experience: May 2018
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OL_Shrine, Manager at National Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Friend: Thank you for visiting the National Shrine of Our Lady in May of this year. Our renovations are now complete and would like to invite you to see the completion of the grounds. We have added a fountain in front of the church...More

Reviewed January 29, 2018

The shrine and the surrounding grounds are temporarily closed for construction. The reopening is scheduled for May, 2018. Besides visiting the magnificent shrine, take time to stroll the grounds. A log cabin dates from 1818.More

Date of experience: January 2018
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OL_Shrine, Manager at National Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Friend: Thank you for your comments on Trip Advisor in January of this year. Our renovations are now complete in the church and on the grounds. We have updated inside of the church, added several features on the grounds such as, a water fountain...More

Reviewed September 13, 2017

We went as a group. There Is a grotto there. Worth the spiritual experience. Just the history alone is remarkable. Nice walking paths, but a little slope going back up the paved walking path...

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank deb g
Reviewed June 23, 2017

The National Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal is a must see when you are in Perryville, MO. The Shrine is beautiful and there is a lot of history about the Shrine and the area of Perryville. There is a great gift shop...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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spe4ech
May 17, 2018|
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Response from OL_Shrine | Property representative |
So sorry for the confusion! The Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal is the inside of St. Mary's of the Barrens Church in Perryville, MO. The church is open, however, we are in the middle of a renovation inside... More
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The website indicates guided tours M-F at 10am and 1pm, Sat and Sun at 1pm and 3pm. Never hurts to call ahead (573-547-2508) to let them know you are coming and check the times for tours. There is no charge for the 45 minute... More
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