Our Lady Of Sorrows Basilica
and National Shrine
Three Servants of Mary (Servites) Fathers, Austin
Morini and Andrew Venturi, and Brother Joseph Camera
founded the Parish of Our Lady of Sorrows in 1874
On January 8, 1937, the Sorrowful Mother Novena began an era that would establish Chicago’s Our Lady of Sorrows as a Marian Shrine of national and international fame.