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Spiritually Feeding the Multitudes

In union with the mother of God, and under her patronage as queen of the universe, the friends and family of Mary’s Shrine work to manifest Christ Jesus to the multitudes.

More than 70 million people are visiting Orlando each year. They are coming from every state and many countries across the world. Some five million of these annual visitors are Catholic. Hence the need for an appropriate – and unifying – place of worship. And no place could be more appropriately unifying than a shrine dedicated in the name of Mary, Queen of the Universe.

The Basilica operates on the support of its visitors as it is not a parish but a ministry to pilgrims to the Orlando area. Due to the current pandemic with travel restrictions and our area closures including the Basilica, their income has been drastically reduced. Please prayerfully consider a donation or becoming an Annual Partner to continue this beautiful ministry.

Online donations can be made below or a check can be mailed to 8300 Vineland Ave., Orlando, FL 32821 (checks can be made payable to: MQUS). Donations are tax-deductible and the Basilica is eligible to receive donations made from IRA qualified charitable distributions, Donor Advised Funds and Stocks. Our tax ID number is 59-2328306.  If you are interested and need additional information, please contact Madelyn Weed at or (407) 246-7188.