Sunday - December 24th Masses:
9:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 5:30 PM & Midnight
There will be no Devotions at 2:30 PM

Monday - December 25th Mass:
10:00 AM

Sunday - December 31st Masses:
9:00 AM & 11:00 AM
Devotions at 2:30 PM

Monday - January 1st Mass:
9:00 AM


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In the Our Lady of Consolation Perpetual Mass Association for perpetual remembrance in Prayer and in Monthly Mass for the Deceased
The suggested offering is $10 per enrollment and is sent when the Enrollment Card is used.

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Simply share the Vigil Light Card with the person you would like remembered in prayer.
The suggested offering is $5 for each Vigil Light requested and is sent only when Vigil Light Card is used.

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The enrolled person will be remembered in a Mass celebrated by a member of the Conventual Franciscan Community of the Province of Our Lady of Consolation.
The suggested offering is $10 for each Mass requested and is sent only when Mass Card Card is used.

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It is with a heavy heart that we are announcing the passing of Fr. Paul Faroh, OFM Conv. on Saturday, October 28, 2017. The Shrine of Our Lady has had the honor and privilege of Fr. Paul’s presence and his ministries off and on over the last fifty years. He will be greatly missed.

Visitation - Thursday, November 2nd at 1:00 pm in the Basilica
Funeral Mass - November 3rd at 11:00 am in the Basilica

During this year, a theme the Franciscans will be developing at the Shrine is “Our Journey with Our Blessed Mother.  I am challenging you, to view your life in faith, hope and love, just as our Blessed Mother viewed her life.  Mary trusted, Mary kept all things in her heart, Mary was the Sorrowful Mother, Mary forgave, Mary loved and Mary’s life called on her to respond in faith, hope and love.  Mary is a model for life. 

Reflect upon your own life, your own happiness, your sorrows and all your challenges in light of the life of our Blessed Mother.  She has much to teach us.  She is also the mighty intercessor to help us in life.

We invite you to join us at the 12:00 noon Mass throughout this year for our “Journey with our Blessed Mother.

Msgr. Michael Hohenbrink, former Pastor of Saint Michael's Parish/School, Findlay, Ohio will be the celebrant October 1st.


May 21 - Fr. David Ross, Pastor and Preacher from St. Rose Parish, Lima, Ohio
June 11 - Fr. David Endres, Pastor and writer of the History of Miracles at Our Lady of Consolation
July 16 - Bishop Daniel Thomas, Bishop for the Diocese of Toledo, Ohio
August 6 - Fr. Paul Gawlowski, OFM Conv., Novena Preacher and Pastor
September 3 - Bishop John Stowe, OFM Conv., Bishop of the Diocese of Lexington Kentucky and former Pastor and Rector of the Shrine
October 1 - Msgr. Michael Hohenbrink,  former Pastor of Saint Michael's Parish/School, Findlay, Ohio