The Mother's Shrine is located in Laurie, MO, near the banks of the beautiful Lake of The Ozarks. In honor of Mary and mothers everywhere, the shrine was created following the designation of Mary as "Mother of the Church" by Pope Paul VI.

A Magnificent Place of Worship

Nestled in a natural grotto, the open-air shrine is surrounded by trees and terraced landscaping, seating several thousand people.

Near the altar are fountains and a waterfall. The peaceful scene lies in the shadow of an insiring sculpture of Mary.

Celebrating The Mission of Motherhood

You can show love and appreciation to your mother by enrolling her name, along with your personal sentiments about her, at the Mother's Shrine.

Masses and devotions are held regularly to honor and praise mothers for their gift of life. The names of those enrolled at the shrine are placed on the altar during all celebrations.

All mothers and their families are invited to visit the shrine. Enrolled mothers are welcome to see their personal dedication sentiments.

Unique In All The World

The shrine is the newest shrine in the world dedicated to Mary as "Mother of the Church." Worshippers from near and far regularly praise of Mary and all mothers at this peaceful place.

Groups and organizations are welcome to use the available facilities for meetings, retreats, and pilgrimages.