Shrine of the Holy Relics

2291 St. Johns Rd.
Maria Stein, OH 45860- Map It
Phone: (419) 925-4532

AAA Editor Notes

Shrine of the Holy Relics is .5 mi. n. of SR 119 on St. Johns Rd. The shrine is part of what was originally the Motherhouse of the Sisters of the Precious Blood. The buildings were constructed 1846-1900. A museum with six galleries contains mid-19th-century artifacts of the religious community and of the Low German farmers who settled in Mercer County and the surrounding area. The relic chapel contains more than 1,000 relics of saints. Video presentations explain the items on display. Guided tours are available.
Hours: Relic shrine and museum open Mon.-Thurs. 9:30-6, Fri.-Sat. 9:30-4, Sun. noon-4. Tour guide is available by appointment. Closed major holidays. Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.