Basilica & National
Shrine of
Our Lady
of Consolation
Conventual Franciscan Friars
315 Clay Street
Carey, OH 43316
(419) 396-7107


Gift Shop Hours
Monday - Friday
10 AM - 4:30 PM

10 AM - 5 PM

10 AM - 4:30 PM
(Closed for
2:30 PM Devotions)

Good Friday:
Closed noon-3 PM

(419) 396-6080

Prayers needed for Christians in Iraq

Join our Holy Father Pope Francis, the Chaldean Catholic Patriarch of Bagdad, His Beatitude Raphael Sako, and our Chaldean pilgrims in praying for an end to the violence and attacks on the Christian population of Iraq.  May God bless them with lasting peace.

Please visit the website of the Chaldean Catholic Diocese of Saint Thomas for more information:

RECHARGE your soul

2014 Young Adult Summer Gathering - September 6

Young adults (ages 18-39) from across the Diocese of Toledo are invited to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation, on September 6, 11am-8pm. Come to experience dynamic speakers, music, Adoration, food, fellowship, and more! Event is free!
Registration is Open! To register on line visit: find us on Facebook to keep up with latest details: Sponsored by the Office of Youth, Young Adult and Campus Ministry. For questions contact Kathy Haninger, Young Adult and Campus Ministry Coordinator, 419-244-6711 ext. 350, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Helping Hands... Tina Frey is looking for adults to help her cook and serve the meal at the Shrine Park that day. If you can help please contact her at 419-764-0191.


The Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation welcomes you. The basilica is open for prayer at any time of day or night.   Please note the schedule for masses, devotions and the sacrament of reconciliation in the right hand column of this page.  Come and experience the consolation of our Blessed Mother’s intercession.

Beloved Saint Anthony, pray for us

Please include my prayerful intentions in:

Mass on the 13 Tuesdays honoring Saint Anthony from June 17 - September 9.   13 Tuesdays of Prayer in Honor of Saint Anthony

Please mail your intentions to:
Our Lady of Consolation, 315 Clay Street, Carey, OH  43316
Email to:

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Hispanic Pilgrimage

The Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation will once again be celebrating the faith and culture of the Hispanic community with a special day of pilgrimage on Sunday, September 21.  Confessions will be offered in Spanish beginning at 10:30 am; Mass in Spanish will be at 12:00 noon and Devotions to Our Lady of Consolation, including an outdoor rosary procession, Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament and Healing Prayers, will be celebrated bilingually in English and in Spanish at 2:30 pm.

La Basilica y Santuario Nacional de Nuestra Señora de la Consolación celebrará nuevemente la cultura y la fe de la comunidad hispana con una peregrinación especial, el domingo 21 de septiembre.  Habran confesiones en español desde las 10:30 am hasta la hora de misa; la santa misa en español a las 12 del mediodía, y las devociones a Nuestra Señora de la Consolacion, con una procesión, rosario, Bendición del Santísimo, y oraciones para la sanación celebradas en inglés y español a las 2:30 pm.

Family Day Celebration September 28th

This is the annual Family Day at the Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation in Carey, Ohio.  We are planning a 12:00 noon mass at the Shrine Park, weather permitting.  Following the mass, there will be a free cookout in the picnic shelters and at 2:30 p.m. our Rosary Procession with the statue of Our Lady of Consolation will begin at the Shrine Park as different families lead us in the decades of the rosary.  We will process to the Basilica for Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, healing prayers and the blessings of families.

Please help us spread the word and invite families to join us for a day of prayer and celebration of the gift of family life.


Mass Schedule

Easter-Oct. 31
Sunday 8 AM,
10 AM, 12 PM
Saturday 7 AM, 11 AM & 5:30 PM

Nov. 1-Palm Sunday
Sunday 9 AM & 11 AM
Saturday 7 AM, 11 AM & 5:30 PM

Weekday Masses
7 AM & 11 AM

Devotions every Sunday, 2:30 PM

Sacrament of Reconciliation
Saturday 4 PM to 5 PM

Our Lady of Consolation Video