The Shrine Newsletter

Plan Your Visit

Pilgrims from around the world have been experiencing the Champion Shrine every year for over 150 years. And the number of pilgrims has steadily increased since 2010, when the Champion Shrine became the only Church-confirmed Marian apparition site in the United States. Explore the grounds where Adele first encountered the Blessed Virgin Mary and where she started her mission.

Daily Schedule Groups 10+ Lodging & Attractions Directions Visiting Soon

Pilgrimage with Family and Friends

A day visit to the Champion Shrine with family or friends can be as fulfilling as it is serene. Our friendly staff and volunteers along with wayfinding signage make it easy to navigate our buildings and property. You may also want to explore lodging and area attractions if visiting from outside the area: See Lodging & Attractions.

See our daily schedule below to ensure you arrive for your desired service(s). Or visit our Event Calendar to coordinate your outing with a particular special event.

Daily Schedule of Events

Apparition Chapel, Apparition Oratory and the Shrine Grounds

Open Daily from 7:00am – 7:00pm


Tuesday and Saturday at 8:30am
Daily at 11:00am

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Saturday from 9:10 – 10:45am
Daily from 10:00 – 10:45am
*other times by request

Devotional Prayer

Rosary | Daily at 10:30am
Chaplet of Divine Mercy | Daily at 3:00pm
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament | Wednesday at 4:30pm
St. Joseph Devotion | Wednesday at 5:30pm
Fatima Devotions | First Saturday after 11:00am Mass
Healing Prayer Service | Last Saturday after 11:00am Mass
Rosary for Vocations | Second Friday at 3:30pm

Adele Brise Day

Spiritual Seminar | 9th of each month at 12:30pm
*Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick will be offered during 11:00am Mass immediately following the homily.

Gift Shop and Schoolhouse Café

Monday-Saturday from 9:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday from 12:30pm – 4:00pm
*Gift Shop/Café may close during scheduled Masses and in honor of some holidays.

Welcome Center and Education Center

May-October from 7:00am – 5:00pm
November-April from 9:00am – 4:00pm


Groups 10+

Let Us Help You Plan Your Pilgrimage or Retreat

Whether your group is visiting the Champion Shrine as part of a longer religious tour or a pilgrimage to seek healing, our rural grounds offer a peaceful setting for a single- or multiple-day retreat.

Working with our pilgrimage scheduler will give us the best opportunity to prepare for your visit and to tailor programs to meet the needs of your retreat. Please use our Group Planning Guide to assist in your planning.

What services are available for pilgrims?
  • Custom catechetical/catechesis
  • Special Mass and Reconciliation
  • The Sacrament of Anointing
  • Onsite lunches
  • Visit other wonderful religious sites in the surrounding area. See: Lodging & Attractions.

Begin planning your group pilgrimage with our pilgrimage scheduler at 920.866.2571, ext. 113, or use the form below.

Lodging and Attractions

The National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help is located only 17 miles northeast of Green Bay, Wisconsin and 19 miles west of the shore of Lake Michigan. Explore the links below to find lodging and area attractions to help plan your visit to the Champion Shrine.

Places of Interest

Belgian Heritage Center
1255 County Rd. DK
Brussel, WI 54204

Curran Spirituality Center
E146 County Road KB
Denmark, WI 54208
Rev. William. G. O’ Brien

St. Francis Xavier Cathedral
and Museum

139 S. Madison Street
Green Bay, WI 54302

National Shrine of St. Joseph
St. Norbert College
100 Grant Street
De Pere, WI 54115

Relevant Radio
1496 Bellevue Street
Green Bay, WI 54311

Area Dining and Catering

Honey Baked Ham*
933 Anderson Drive (Suite-B)
Green Bay, WI 54304
30 miles from Champion Shrine

Julie’s Cafe and Catering*
1230 Velp Avenue
Green Bay, WI 54303
20 miles from Champion Shrine

2925 Voyager Drive
Green Bay, WI 54311
16 miles from Champion Shrine

Rose’s Family Restaurant**
112 Main Street
Luxemburg, WI 54217
6 miles from Champion Shrine

Sonny’s Pizza***
1623 Main Street
Luxemburg, WI 54217
6 miles from Champion Shrine

Subway (BP Gas Station)***
4127 Champion Road
Green Bay, WI 54311
6 miles from Champion Shrine

Sweet Seasons Family Restaurant**
6189 Tielens Road
Dyckesville, WI 54217
3 miles from Champion Shrine

Village Kitchen Restaurant and Catering Service*
101 Old Orchard Avenue
Casco, WI 54205
10 miles from Champion Shrine

* Will cater to Champion Shrine.
** Dine in only.
*** Will deliver to Champion Shrine.

Finding Your Way to Our Shrine

The National Shrine of Our Lady Of Good Help is located on 6 acres of peaceful farmland, 17 miles northeast of Green Bay, Wisconsin. We are pleased to provide a map to download and an interactive map for your use.

What’s the best way to the Champion Shrine? Download our directional map as a PDF or use the interactive map below.

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