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517 S Belle Vista Ave

Youngstown, OH 44509

Ph: (330) 799-1888

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Sunday 7:00 AM, 9:30 AM, 12:00 PM

Weekdays Monday – Saturday 7:00 AM & 12:00 PM

Vigil Mass Saturday –

                     5:30 PM April to October

                     4:00 PM November to March

During special Holy Days of Christmas and Easter, the schedule is announced according to the dates of that particular year.

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Monday – Saturday 11:00 – 11:55 AM; any other time by appointment.

Clergy and Religious may come for reconciliation at anytime.

Spiritual Direction is by appointment.


Confessions are offered before and after masses.

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Christmas Mass (December 24, 2023)

                       7:00 AM

                       9:30 AM

                     12:00 PM

                       4:00 PM

                     10:00 PM (Midnight Mass)

Christmas Day (December 25, 2023)


                             7:00 AM

                             9:30 AM

                           12:00 PM (Noon)

New Year Mass (January 1, 2023)

Solemnity of Mary the Holy Mother of God

                      7:00 AM

                      9:30 AM

                   12:00 PM (Noon)



Holy Triduum ( a period of three days of prayer, either preceding some special feast or preparing for some major enterprise.  Commemorates the biblical three days that Christ lay in the tomb)

                Thursday, March 28th        7:00 PM

                 Friday, March 29th.           3:00 PM     
                (Passion of the Lord)

                 Saturday, 30th                      8:00 PM

                 Sunday, 31st                         7:00 – 9:30 AM

                                                               12:00  PM (Noon)


Monday following Noon Mass – Miraculous Medal Novena

Tuesday following Noon Mass – St. Anthony Novena

Wednesday following Noon Mass – Infant Jesus of Prague

Thursday before Mass 11:00 AM – Holy Hour Adoration

Friday following Noon Mass – Divine Mercy Novena

Saturday before Mass 11:00 AM – Holy Hour Adoration

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Morning Hour Prayers

Monday – Friday         5:00 – 6:45 AM – Adoration

Monday – Sunday      7:45 – 9:00 AM – All Decades of the Rosary

Tuesday                       9:15 – 10:15 AM – Prayers for Ukraine

Wednesday                 11:00 – 11:30 AM – Rosary Prayer Group

Thursday & Saturday 11:00 – 11:45 – Adoration 

Blessings & Deliverance

By Appointment Only!

  • Blessing of houses during the Easter and Christmas season.
  • Blessing of farm land, orchards and live-stock.
  • Liberation and intercessory prayers for those dealing with   spiritual attacks and challenges.
  • Liberation prayers and blessings for homes/properties dealing with paranormal (haunted) issues.

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Spiritual Direction

By Appointment Only!

Spiritual Direction is offered for those individuals who want to deepen and understand more thoroughly their relationship with God.  Faith, the interior life, and spiritual challenges are just a few of the topics that can be discussed in these sessions.  Spiritual Direction may be done one-on-one, as a couple, or with the entire family.  Sessions might be one-time or continuous as part of one’s spiritual journey.

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Third Order Franciscans

For individuals discerning entrance into the Third Order Franciscans (TOF), the group meets the second Saturday of the month following the noon Mass, in the church hall.  For more information and contact person, please call the Shrine office at (330) 799-1888.

United Hearts of Jesus and Mary Rosary Makers

The United Hearts of Jesus and Mary Rosary Makers meet on the second and fourth Thursday of each month from 1:00 – 3:00 PM.  For more information and contact person, please call the Shrine office at (330) 799-1888.