Maria Stein Shrine to host St. John of God Prayer Service

Staff report

MARIA STEIN – A prayer service to for heart health, disease prevention, physical healing and peace for the soul while enduring physical suffering will take place on Sunday, Feb. 11, in the Shrine Adoration Chapel at Maria Stein. Prayers for the Heart to St. John of God will begin at 2 p.m. It is open to the public, especially those who personally suffer from, are concerned about, and give care to those suffering from these conditions.

February is National Heart Month. The Maria Stein Shrine will help raise awareness about heart disease with a focus on spiritual healing. The service will include a prayer, song, testimonials and veneration of the relic of Saint John of God.

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

Staff report