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Map & Directions

OSMM is located approximately one hour from St. Louis, Missouri, right on I-70. If flying into St Louis Lambert Airport, it will be necessary to rent a vehicle to drive to OSMM.

Please note: the Sanctuary of the Sorrowful Mother is only open on weekends when we have retreats.


Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother
318 N. 8th Street
Vandalia, IL 62471 USA

Coming from the north or east:

Take Interstate 57 south to Interstate 70 west to Vandalia exit #63.
Turn left off ramp.
At 2nd stoplight, turn right onto Veterans Ave.
At the next stoplight, turn left onto 8th St.
Stay to the right on 8th St. Go 10 blocks and turn left onto St. Clair for parking.

Coming from the west:

Take Interstate 70 east to Vandalia exit #61.
Turn right off the ramp and go one and a half miles.
Turn left onto 8th St. (at RR tracks).
Make an immediate right onto St. Clair for parking.

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