Welcome to the Museum of Family Prayer!

We welcome you and your family to visit our unique and interactive Museum, where you can explore your faith and learn new ways to pray that your entire family will enjoy.

The museum provides:

Inspiration: A spiritual experience of prayer – touch, listen and watch, reflect and pray.

Exploration: Learn more about the history and power of prayer.

Connection: Time to reconnect with your family and your faith.

You’ll also learn about the remarkable story of sainthood candidate, Father Patrick Peyton, C.S.C., who inspired the world with his timeless message, “The family that prays together stays together."

 

Explore the Recent Museum Events

Advent Family Day 1
Families fill the halls of the Museum of Family Prayer on December 2 to celebrate Advent Family Day together.
Advent Family Day 2
Mr. Craig Dyke offers an inspiring reflection to guests at the Advent Family Day, December 2.
Advent Family Day 3
Father Fred Jenga, C.S.C., offers a Family Advent Blessing at the Advent Family Day on December 2, helping to focus hearts on Jesus this Advent and prepare well for the Christmas season.
Advent Family Day 4
Father Pinto Paul, C.S.C., enjoys conversation with families at the Advent Family Day, December 2.
Advent Family Day 5
A young art enthusiast is engaged in the beauty of the paintings by Jen Norton at the Faith Gallery's "Behold Your Mother" exhibit, during the Advent Family Day on December 2.
Advent Family Day 6
Father Fred Jenga, C.S.C., singing Christmas carols with guests at the Advent Family Day on December 2.
Advent Family Day 7
Guests singing a joyful song to the Lord at the Advent Family Day on December 2.
Advent Family Day 8
Brother and sister duo, Alex and Grace Cuellar, lead families in joyful Christmas caroling in the Faith Gallery during the Advent Family Day on December 2.
Advent Family Day 9
Father David Marcham (left) and Father Boby John, C.S.C. (right) enjoy Christmas caroling with families at the Advent Family Day on December 2.
Advent Family Day 10
Father Pinto Paul, C.S.C. (left) and Father Boby John, C.S.C. (center) enjoy cookie decorating and crafts with guests at the Advent Family Day, December 2.
Advent Family Day 11
Guests enjoying all the activities at the Advent Family Day on December 2.
Advent Family Day 12
Young guests show off their Christmas tree ornament crafts at the Advent Family Day on December 2.
Advent Family Day 13
Father Fred Jenga, C.S.C., sings in his native Swahili to the delight of the guests at the Advent Family Day on December 2.
Advent Family Day 14
There was something for all members of the family at the Advent Family Day on December 2.
Advent Family Day 15
"The Family That Prays Together Stays Together"
2023-Rosary Festival 1
Rosary Festival, October 7, moved indoors due to rain. Guests start entering St. Joseph Chapel on the Museum of Family Prayer campus.
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Young boy taking in the beauty of the holy event at the Rosary Festival, October 7.
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The faithful crowd encircles the church in Rosary prayer during the Rosary Festival, October 7.
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The glow from the candles illuminates St. Joseph Chapel at the Rosary Festival, October 7.
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A young girl following along with the Rosary prayer at the Rosary Festival, October 7.
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Family waiting for cider and donuts after the Rosary at the Rosary Festival, October 7. "The Family That Prays Together Stays Together!"
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Father Fred Jenga, C.S.C., assisted by Father Boby John, C.S.C., right, and Stephen Driscoll, left, at the blessing of the Faith Gallery in the Museum of Family Prayer and the premier exhibition, Behold Your Mother, by artist Jen Norton, on September 9.
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Father Fred Jenga, C.S.C., blesses the special collection of paintings by artist, Jen Norton, at the Grand Opening of the Faith Gallery, September 9.
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Family members of all ages work on their own art pieces that represent some of the paintings in the Faith Gallery at the gallery’s Grand Opening, September 9.
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Father Fred Jenga, C.S.C., president of Holy Cross Family Ministries, enjoying a conversation with a guest at the Grand Opening of the Faith Gallery, September 9.
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The family playroom at the Museum of Family Prayer was also open to all during the Grand Opening of the Faith Gallery, September 9.
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Family members enjoy a quiet moment together to reflect on a particular painting by Jen Norton at the Grand Opening of the Faith Gallery, September 9.
Healing Mass 1
Guest holding a worship aid at the Healing Mass with the first-class relic of St. André Bessett in St. Joseph Chapel on the campus of the Museum of Family Prayer, September 30.
Healing Mass 2
The first-class relic (heart) of St. André Bessett in St. Joseph Chapel on the campus of the Museum of Family Prayer, September 30.
Healing Mass 3
Father David S. Marcham leads Eucharistic Adoration before the Healing Mass with the first-class relic of St. André Bessette, September 30.
Healing Mass 4
Father Jomon Kalladanthiyi, C.S.C., of St. Joseph’s Oratory in Montréal, Canada, presents the amazing story of St. André Bessette to the crowd gathered for the Healing Mass at St. Joseph Chapel on the campus of the Museum of Family Prayer, September 30.
Healing Mass 5
A family at the Healing Mass with the first-class relic of St. André Bessett in St. Joseph Chapel on the campus of the Museum of Family Prayer, September 30.
Healing Mass 6
The priests at the Healing Mass included (left to right): Father Willy Raymond, C.S.C., Father Boby John, C.S.C., Father Fred Jenga, C.S.C., Father David S. Marcham and Father Jomon Kalladanthiyi, C.S.C.
Healing Mass 7
Father Jomon Kalladanthiyi, C.S.C., anointing a guest with the Oil of St. Joseph after the Healing Mass with the first-class relic of St. André Bessett in St. Joseph Chapel on the campus of the Museum of Family Prayer, September 30.
Healing Mass 8
Veneration of the first-class relic of St. André Bessett in St. Joseph Chapel after the Healing Mass on September 30.
Healing Mass 9
Guests learn more about St. André Bessett in the lobby of St. Joseph Chapel after the Healing Mass on September 30.

Come Pray with Us

Our chapel and grounds offer a peaceful space for your family to come and pray at any time, any day.

Experience Prayer

You and your family will find many resources available at our family-friendly chapel.

VISIT OUR ROSARY PATH

We know kids love to be outside. What better way to pray with them than at our beautiful Rosary Path?

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Museum Hours

Wednesday - Saturday

10 am - 4pm

Sunday

Available for private group bookings