What is the Presentation of a Child?

This tradition comes from a time in life where access to pediatrics was rare and many children died as a result of various illnesses before their third birthday. The presentation of 3-year-olds is a moment to give thanks to God for the life of the child. The child is welcome into the Christian community once again, and baptismal promises are reaffirmed.
  • The presentations of three-year-olds are on Saturdays at 11 am
  • Registration personally at the Shrine Office located in the Tilma Gift Shop at least one week in advance
  • A donation of $ 25.00 is requested.