|Our Lady of Sorrows National Shrine
3121 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (773) 638-0159
Our Lady of Sorrows:
Monastery Cloister Garden
Our Lady of Sorrows
By CTA rapid transit (The “L”):
From downtown, take the Blue Line "Forest Park" train to the
Kedzie-Homan station. Exit at Kedzie and walk north to
Jackson Blvd., then east to the Basilica at Albany Avenue.
(About 2 1/2 blocks.)
By CTA bus:
Catch a westbound “Jackson #126” bus on Adams Street in the
Loop. Get off at Albany Ave. in front of the Basilica
By CAR or chartered bus:
Heading WEST from the Loop, take Interstate 290 (Eisenhower
Expressway) to the California exit. Continue west on Van Buren
Street to the Basilica parking lot, just past Albany Ave.
Heading EAST from the western suburbs, take Interstate 290
(Eisenhower Expressway) to the Sacramento exit, then go north
on Sacramento and west on Van Buren Street to the Basilica
parking lot, just west of Albany Ave.
East clerestory windows
Detail of the Shrine Altar of the Seven Holy Founders of the Servants of Mary, with the Virgin Mary in glory.
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Wide steps flow up from
Jackson Boulevard into the
cavernous interior of the shrine.
|Carved marble statue of
Saint Therese of Lisieux in the
Chapel of the "Little Flower"