Cancer prayer service to be held at Shrine


MARIA STEIN — The Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics will offer the St. Peregrine Relic for prayer and veneration. Three times per year a prayer service is held for those who are on a journey with cancer, whether it be as a patient or as a care-partner.

The next service will be held on Sunday, Oct. 16, at 4:30 p.m. in the Shrine’s Adoration Chapel. This event is free and open to the public. All who have been affected by cancer are encouraged to attend.

The Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics provides faith nourishment and spiritual renewal through opportunities for prayer and pilgrimage and inspiration from the lives of the saints. People from around the world visit the shrine to explore and enjoy this environment rich in holiness and history. The Shrine is located at 2291 St. John’s Road in Maria Stein. To learn more about the Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics, visit mariasteinshrine.org.