CLOSED – Historic Chapel (MAY – OCTOBER 2021)

Beginning Monday May 3, the Historic Chapel will be closed and the interior renovated in preparation for the Canonical Coronation of Our Lady of La Leche. During this time, Our Lady will be relocated to the Pilgrim Center Pavilion. Candles will be available for purchase in our gift shop or kiosk and then be placed […]


Due to unforeseen circumstances, the LIVE Stations of the Cross Passion Play (originally scheduled for Good Friday, April 2) has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause to your holiday plans. We pray everyone has a blessed Easter season!

Join us for Palm Sunday Mass at 1pm – March 28

Join us for Palm Sunday Mass on Sunday, March 28th at 1pm. As the Lenten Season comes to a close, we invite you and your families for a beautiful Mass at our Outdoor Worship Area located behind the Main Shrine Church. Please pray for good weather and bring your chairs! We will be distributing palms.

Ash Wednesday – Feb. 17

Ash Wednesday Mass will be celebrated in the Main Church at 10am and 12pm on Wednesday February 17, 2021. Under the guidance of the USCCB and out of an abundance of caution, ashes will not be marked on the forehead, rather, they will be sprinkled on top of the head. Thank you for your cooperation […]

No 12PM or 1:30PM Mass on Saturday – January 16

Due to the March For Life St. Augustine events that are taking place at the Shrine, Saturday January 16th, there will be no regularly scheduled Mass at 12pm or 1:30pm Spanish Mass. All are invited to attend the March For Life Mass at 9am celebrated by Bishop Felipe Estévez (outside, on the grounds behind the […]

January 16 – March For Life St. Augustine!

The Annual March For Life St. Augustine will take place on Saturday January 16th at the National Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche. Due to City of Saint Augustine COVID-19 restrictions, this year the March for Life is transitioning from a walking march to a Pro-life Caravan. Participants are encouraged to decorate their vehicle […]

Closing Early – Christmas Eve

The Shrine & Mission will be closing at 2pm on December 24 and is closed Christmas Day. We will have our regularly scheduled Mass at noon on 12/24. There is no Christmas Eve or Christmas Day Mass. We wish you and your loved ones a safe and blessed Christmas season!


The National Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche at Mission Nombre de Dios is closed THANKSGIVING DAY and CHRISTMAS DAY. Please see local parishes for a list of Christmas Mass times. There is no Thanksgiving or Christmas Mass at the Shrine.

Dec. 19th – A Night of Christmas (Una Noche de Navidad)

Our Lady of La Leche invites you to experience the joy of Christmas. Bring your family and friends for a true silent night on the Sacred Acre, complete with a Live Nativity, Eucharistic Adoration, Cookies & Hot Cocoa and a16th Century Spanish procession of “Las Posadas” (the Inns), presented by Historic Florida Militia. “Las Posadas” […]

Join the Order of Malta for their 4th Annual Baby Steps Camino!

The 4th Annual Baby Steps Camino is in just a few weeks! Join the Order of Malta for this three day beach-walking pilgrimage December 11-13. This pilgrimage is a wonderful opportunity for personal spiritual growth and to raise awareness of the Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem. The weekend concludes with Holy Mass, here at the […]