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Come Take the Journey!

St. John, Indiana features one of the most unique prayer trails in the world, The Shrine of Christ’s Passion. It leads you on a trip that places you back 2000 years in the past as you join Jesus on his journey. The Shrine of Christ’s Passion is a multimedia destination which is less than 35 miles from Chicago and situated on 30 acres of land. Created, and still being built up on, over the last 10 years with a total cost of over 10 million dollars, this attraction is one everyone should visit in their lifetime.

The Shrine has 40 life size bronze figures are artfully placed in dramatically landscaped gardens that look and feel like the Holy Land. As one newscaster stated, “It’s Jerusalem in your own back yard!” 

When visiting, you can sit with Jesus at the Last Supper, journey with Him along the path to His crucifixion, actually enter the empty tomb and finally witness His glorious Ascension into Heaven. If you want a deeper understanding and appreciation of the love of God for all humanity, this is the place to visit.

The Shrine has been featured on CBS News, and on two world wide Christian TV networks!  As a guest walks the beautiful path they experience breathtaking scenes representing the last hours in the life of Christ from the Last Supper to the Ascension. Original music reflects the mood at each scene where a guest can hear a meditation that corresponds to that moment in the life of Jesus. The Shrine is free of charge and nondenominational; it is loved by people of all faiths! We hope you will come and experience this magnificent place!

After taking the journey, you can visit the 6,000 sq/ft Gift Shoppe which houses many of the finest gifts for any occasion. Books, jewelry, clothing, artwork, figurines, cards, and much more can be found here. All proceeds collected help support The Shrine of Christ’s Passion.

The Shrine of Christ’s Passion
10630 Wicker Ave. (U.S. 41)
St. John, IN 46373

Contact Info
219.365.6010 or 855.277.SHRINE (7474)
Fax: 219-365-5236

Paul J. Anderson, General Manager

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