Have a candle lit for your prayer requests and help us “Light Up The Shrine”

For centuries it has been a common custom among Catholics to light Votive Candles at churches and shrines for prayer intentions. The religious meaning attached to the candle and flame can be traced far back in history and the light from the candle is a powerful symbol of Christ, the Light of the World.

The Missionary Oblates have been lighting Votive Candles for years. In fact, we are currently celebrating 20 years of lighting Votive Candles at the Millennium Spire. The Millennium Spire is the centerpiece of the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows – one of the largest and most popular Marian shrines in the United States.

When you have a Votive Candle lit at the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows through a gift to the Missionary Oblates, you are generating many blessings. You are creating a personal blessing by having the candle lit for your own intentions, or on behalf of a loved one. You are also blessing the Missionary Oblates and our Shrine pilgrims because your donation helps us maintain our programs that shine the Light of Christ into the lives of people in need of healing and hope all around the world.

You can make your secure donation on the form below to have a Votive Candle lit at the Shrine for a gift of $25 or more.

Please indicate on the below form if you are having this candle lit for a specific person.

God bless you for your generosity and thank you for helping us Light Up The Shrine!

Due to the Stay-at-Home order in the state of Illinois, the delivery of your product will be delayed.  Unfortunately, we cannot provide an estimated delivery date at this time, but will resume shipping when possible.

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