Shrine of St. Joseph

of the Mountains


          Yarnell, AZ              

                    "For God and Country"

This shrine was built and is maintained by a group of lay men and women from the Phoenix area that promotes St. Joseph as the foster father of Jesus, head of the Holy Family, and patron and role model to the family of today. The original lay group came from various parishes in the area in 1934 and it's purpose was to perform spiritual and corporal works of mercy, regardless of race or creed.

Shrine Of St Joseph of the Mountains

Just .5 mile off of SR 89, is an open-air mountainside shrine with statues that depict scenes of The Last Supper, Garden of Gethsemane, The Way of the Cross and the Risen Christ. Beautifully portrayed in this high-desert setting the Gospel story is unfolded by life-like statues and a natural setting. The shrine is opened 24 hours daily and accepts donations for its maintenance. Information is available at the shrine and at the address listed below.

PO Box 1027
Yarnell, AZ 85362


16949 Shrine Road (Off Phoenix-Prescott Highway 89 ) Yarnell, AZ 85362 

For information call:  (520) 778-5229