Sorrowful Mother Shrine

4106 State Route 269
Bellevue, OH 44811
419-483-3435 ext. 106

The Sorrowful Mother Shrine on Rt. 269 near Bellevue Ohio, USA is an inspiring place where God and Nature touch.  Wild flowers and planted flower beds mingle in the 120 acres of woods and lawns.  the center of the Shrine is the Sorrowful Mother Chapel.

The Missionaries of the Precious Blood have operated the Shrine since its founding in 1850. On Sundays and Holy Days priests and religious leaders lead devotional services and processions; they visit with people sharing their joys and sorrows or walk with them praying at one of the many grottos, gardens or Stations of the Cross in the woods.

If you feel the need to get in touch with yourself and you’ll find that a day or even a few hours spent at the Sorrowful Mother Shrine will bring you rich personal and spiritual rewards.

Bookings anytime for groups of 15 or more.
Call 419-483-3435 ext. 101 for further information and reservations.


Monday – Friday  11:00 a.m.
Weekend Masses are 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.
1st Saturday Devotions; Confessions at 10 a.m. and Mass at 11 a.m.

Special Ethnic Sundays: See special Events or call the office.

Holy Day Vigil: 4 p.m.

Holy Days: 11 a.m.


1 hour before each Mass or by request.  Individuals any time.

Afternoon Devotions

Sundays: 2:30 p.m. (Divine Mercy Sunday through October)

Rosary, Benediction & Blessing of the Sick and All with relic of the True Cross.

Gift Shop

Hours: Monday – Friday 10 am to 5 pm  Saturday and Sunday  10 am to 4 pm

Shrine Cafeteria
The Shrine Cafeteria will be temporarily closed due to COVID.
Phone: 419-483-3435 ext.101 for further information and reservations.


To arrange a pilgrimage or a group day of recollection, call 419 483-3435 or email: sorrowful