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Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics

MARIA STEIN, Ohio (July 14, 2020) – The Shrine is pleased to be able to 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

Maria Stein Shrine (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
by Susie Bergman When traveling in the most northern, rural part of the diocese, it’s hard not to notice the flat, fertile farmland and numerous spires that adorn the sky. Growing up in this area, we always took prideful humor in the fact that most towns consisted of only two

ALL AREAS OF THE SHRINE ARE NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLICThis includes the The Pilgrim Gift Shop, Adoration Chapel, Relic Chapel, Heritage Museum, Upper Room and all outdoor spaces.There is still NO Eucharistic Adoration or Saturday morning Mass. Discussions are being had regarding these items and new information will be

Maria Stein Shrine: As of this moment, many of their events have been postponed or cancelled. Check their website Event Calendar and visit their Facebook page for the most current information. The Shrine, Chapels and Gift Shop will remain open. The Shrine has set out the relic of St. Charles

Story & photos by Susie Bergman Say the words “Fat Tuesday” or “Mardi Gras” to most people, and they may smile sheepishly at the Christian holiday that has become synonymous with beads, booze and debauchery. But not all of them. In Mercer County, Matthew Hess has been on a mission

MARIA STEIN, Ohio (January 29, 2019) – On Friday, February 14, 2020, the Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics will be hosting “God, Teach Us to Love”. This special St. Valentine’s Day event will include a dinner & presentation by: Fr. Alexander Witt, Parochial Vicar of the Coldwater Cluster

MARIA STEIN, Ohio (January 6, 2020) – Prayer to ask the help of Saint Dymphna, the patron saint of those suffering from neurological and mental health conditions, will take place on Sunday, January 26, in the Adoration Chapel at Maria Stein. The service begins at 2:00 p.m. It is open

by Susie Bergman On a beautiful autumn day, the trees and sky brilliant with God’s magnificent artistry, approximately 40 Sisters of the Precious Blood gathered at their congregation’s original motherhouse in Maria Stein, OH, for a special celebration. These Sisters, along with friends, family and local faithful, came together to

MARIA STEIN, Ohio (November 27, 2019) – The Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics recently hosted two events featuring St. Nicholas, to celebrate his feast day on December 6th. St. Nicholas of Myra was a fourth century bishop in Turkey who was noted for his generosity and the miracles

MARIA STEIN, Ohio (November 4, 2019) – Maria Stein Shrine 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