January   January  
1 New Year’s Day (Shrine Closed) 5 R.V.:  Saint John Neuman (Icon & Relic)
1 Solemnity of the Mary, Mother of God (Shrine Closed) 21 R.V.:  Saint Agnes
5 First Saturday Devotion 24 R.V.:  Saint Francis de Sales
22 Day of Prayer, Penance & Pilgrimage for Life 25 R.V.:  Saint Paul (Feast of Conversion)
    28 R.V.:  Saint Thomas Aquinas
February   February  
2 First Saturday Devotion 11 Our Lady of Lourdes (R.V.: St. Bernadette)
2 Feast of the Presentation of the Lord / Blessing of Candles    
3 Blessing of Throats – Feast of Saint Blaise    
March   March  
2 First Saturday Devotion 17 R.V.:  Saint Patrick of Ireland
6 Ash Wednesday 18 Saint Cyril of Jerusalem
(Depicted in Church Dome)
19 Solemnity: Saint Joseph, Husband of Mary    
25 Solemnity: Annunciation to Our Lady    
April   April  
6 First Saturday Devotion 11 R.V.:  Saint Gemma Galgani
14 Palm Sunday 16 R.V.:  Saint Bernadette Soubirous
18 Holy Thursday 25 R.V.:  Saint Mark, Evangelist
19 Good Friday (Shrine Closed) 28 R.V.:  Saint Gianna Beretta Molla
  DIVINE MERCY NOVENA Prayers  (Easter Week)    
20 Holy Saturday (Shrine Closed)    
(Also: Easter Brunch – Culina Mariana Café)
May   May  
1 Feast of Saint Joseph the Worker
May Crowning
1 R.V.:  Saint Peregrine (transferred to Saint
Peregrine Day of Prayer for the Sick)
4 First Saturday Devotion 3 R.V.:  Sts. Philip & James the Lesser, Apostles
4 Saint Peregrine Day of Prayer for the Sick 15 R.V.:  Saint Dymphna
12 Mother’s Day 
(Mother’s Day Brunch – Culina Mariana Café)
25 Baccalaureate Mass – Blessing for Graduating Students    
27 Memorial Day    
June   June  
1 First Saturday Devotion 9 Saint Ephrem (Depicted in Church Dome)
9 PENTECOST SUNDAY 11 R.V.:  Saint Barnabas, Apostle
9 Organ Recital 29 R.V.:  Sts. Peter & Paul, Apostles
15 Filipino Pilgrimage Day    
16 Fathers’ Day 
(also: Father’s Day Brunch – Culina Mariana Café)
23 CORPUS CHRISTI with Procession    
July   July  
14 Organ Recital 6 R.V.:  Saint Maria Goretti
19-21 Marian Catechist Consecration Weekend 14 R.V.:  Saint Kateri Tekakwitha
26-27 Queen of the Americas Guild Conference 25 R.V.:  St. James the Greater, Apostle
31 Dedication Anniversary of the Shrine Church /
Saint Juan Diego Guild Inductions
26 R.V.:  Sts. Joachim & Anne
August   August  
4 Organ Recital 1 R.V.:  Saint Alphonsus Liguori
5 Patronal Feast Day of the Basilica of Saint Mary Major 4 R.V.:  Saint John Vianney
6-7 Speculum Iustitiae Conference for Canon and Civil Lawyers 24 R.V.: Saint Bartholomew, Apostle
15 Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary 28 R.V.:  Saint Augustine
24 Midwest Homeschool Kickoff / Fr. Gerald Murray Event     
September   September  
2 Labor Day (Last day of Summer Hours schedule) 3 R.V.: Saint Gregory the Great
7 First Saturday Devotion 5 R.V.: Saint Teresa of Calcutta
7 Diocese of La Crosse: Hispanic Pilgrimage Day 14 R.V.:  Exaltation of the Cross
27-29 Oktoberfest Buffet 17 R.V.:  Saint Robert Bellarmine
October   October  
5 First Saturday Devotion 1 R.V.: Saint Therese
11-12 Marian Symposium 4 R.V.: Saint Francis of Assisi
31 All Saints Day Party for Families (Evening Event with Relic Veneration) 5 R.V.: Saint Faustina
    16 R.V.: Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque
    18 R.V.: Saint Luke the Evangelist
    24 R.V.: Saint Anthony Claret
    28 R.V.: Sts. Simon & Jude, Apostles
November   November  
1 All Saints’ Day 8 Blessed John Duns Scotus (Friary alcove)
2 All Souls’ Day 13 R.V.: Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini

All Saints Relic Veneration – Large Exhibit of Shrine’s Relics 


16 R.V.: Saint Gertrude the Great
2 First Saturday Devotion 17 R.V.: Saint Elizabeth of Hungary
11 Feastday of Saint Martin of Tours –
Cookies and Hot Chocolate (Culina Mariana Café) 
22 R.V.: Saint Cecilia
  THANKSGIVING (Shrine Closed) 23 R.V.: Blessed Miguel Pro
Vietnamese Martyrs /
St. Theophane Venard (see St. Therese painting)
    28 R.V.: Saint Catherine Laboure
    30 R.V.: Saint Andrew, Apostle
December   December  
7 Saint Nicholas of Myra: A Celebration for Children 4 Saint John Damascene (Church Dome pendentive)
7 First Saturday Devotion 7 Saint Ambrose (Church Dome pendentive)
9 Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception  (Feast moved
to Monday in 2019)/ Saint Juan Diego Guild Inductions
13 R.V.: Saint Lucy
12 Solemnity of Our Lady of Guadalupe 14 R.V.: Saint John of the Cross
14 Pontifical Solemn High Mass (Extraordinary Form) 27 R.V.: Saint John the Evangelist
14-15 Christkindlmarkt (Christmas Market)    
15 Bambinelli Sunday (3rd Sunday Advent)    
24 Christmas Eve (Shrine closes at 12:00pm)    
25 Solemnity of the Nativity of Our Lord (Shrine closed)    
31 New Year’s Eve (Shrine open)    
  New Year’s Eve – Midnight Mass    
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