We are people of faith on our journey. As pilgrim people, our greatest treasures are people in our circle of love – members of our family and friends who are with us or have gone before us. They have helped us become who we are, having shared the joys and sorrows of life, loved us and encouraged us. We have a memorial program at our Shrine to celebrate the life of those we love, to remember and honor them.
Here at the Shrine, with nearly 70 acres of land beautifully laid out and landscaped, with many devotional sites, you have the unique opportunity to honor your loved one or commemorate a special occasion, with a memorial. Innumerable visitors who make a pilgrimage to the Shrine year round and those who attend daily mass, pray the Holy Rosary and the weekly adoration are asked to pray for those memorialized at the shrine along with the Shrine’s benefactors. The Montfort Missionaries who manage the Shrine also remember those memorialized here in their daily prayer.
When you honor a loved one by placing a memorial at this Shrine, you help this beautiful place towards its upkeep and continued life of ministry. You also help the missions served by the Montfort Missionaries in remote parts of the world.
There are many possibilities to memorialize your loved one:
Types of Memorials:
Bricks: Founders Way Brick Walk winding from Pilgrim Hall to the Pavilion.
Trees, Gardens, Lamposts: Lining Rock Road and Rock Path
Retaining Walls: St. Joseph and the Stations of the Cross
Tree of Life: Chapel Foyer
Many new gardens, trees and benches available
Veronica's Wall at "The Rock": New memorial site at the top of Rock Path, the foot path to Shrine.
Stop in at the front office to speak with one of our volunteers about your personal memorial.