Schedule a Group Tour at The Shrine of Christ's Passion

Schedule a Group Tour at The Shrine of Christ's Passion

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The dramatic 10,000 sq. ft. Shrine Gift Shoppe/Visitor Center and Café are open year round. The Prayer Trail is also open year round weather permitting. There is no charge to experience The Shrine of Christ’s Passion.

Church groups, schools, youth ministry groups, seniors and social groups will find The Shrine of Christ’s Passion to be a rewarding field trip experience. We suggest that you allow a minimum 3 to 3 ½ hours to fully experience our beautifully landscaped one-half mile Prayer Trail and exquisite 10,000 sq. ft. Shrine Gift Shoppe.

The Shrine of Christ’s Passion is a 501 (c) (3) not for profit and continues to exist from sales at our one of a kind Shrine Gift Shoppe and from the generous donations of our guests. All donations are much needed, welcomed and appreciated.

Accessibility
The Shrine of Christ’s Passion sincerely wishes to allow all our guests to experience this incredible journey. We have a limited number of Club Cars available. Our knowledgeable tour guides will drive you on an informative tour of the grounds. To ensure that a Club Car with a tour guide is available you must call to make a reservation. Contact us at reservations@shrineofchristspassion.org or call 855.277.SHRINE (7474) for additional information.

We also have a limited number of wheelchairs available. Please call to make a reservation to ensure that a wheelchair will be available. Contact us at reservations@shrineofchristspassion.org to make a reservation or call 855.277.SHRINE for additional information.

Original music and listening stations at each scene help to enrich the experience for the visually impaired.

Tour organizers are invited to call 855.277.SHRINE (7474) for more information about our amenities and nearby tourist attractions as well as recommended hotels and restaurants.
Our paved parking lot has ample space to accommodate tour buses. Call 219.365.6010 for more information or to schedule your group.
Our outdoor terrace is available for lunch – weather permitting. Please call to reserve. Box lunches can be ordered from nearby restaurants or bring your own sack lunches and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

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Date: September 27, 2021


This event also occurs on 10/04/2021, 10/06/2021, 10/08/2021, 10/09/2021 and 4 more dates. [see all dates]



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10630 Wicker Ave (US 41)
St. John 46373

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More About this Event Poster: The Shrine of Christ's Passion

The Shrine of Christ’s Passion is an interactive half-mile winding pathway that begins with the Last Supper and Garden of Gethsemane. When you step onto the Prayer Trail at The Shrine of Christ’s Passion it is as though you have been transported back 2000 years. The Shrine is a multimedia destination, located just 35 miles from Chicago and is set on 30 acres; it is the culmination of a 10 year project with a total cost of ten million dollars to create. 40 life size bronze figures are artfully placed in dramatically landscaped gardens that look and feel like the Holy Land.

-The Journey consists of 40 life size bronze statues
-Site construction began in 2001
-One newscaster stated, “It’s Jerusalem in your own back yard!”
-Each setting has a listening station featuring the voice of veteran broadcaster Bill Kurtis
-Push a button to hear a description of the scene along with a meditation
-Background music plays throughout your journey on 180 speakers
-The pathway is illuminated for early evening use. The pathway is open year round- weather permitting
-Over 1000 trees and bushes were planted on the site to create a beautiful, inspiring scene
-More than 3000 yards of stamped concrete were poured along with 200 semis of boulders were trucked in from central Wisconsin
-The Shrine currently has parking space for 150 cars and 20 tour buses
-There are over 50 volunteers on staff for tour assistance
-No matter what your group size is, we can handle it

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