The Shrine of St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus was consecrated and re-dedicated on May 17, 2007 to promote the Spirituality of St. Thérèse and to enliven the devotion to her among the faithful of the Military Ordinariate of the Philippines and their dependents.
It stands at the former location of St. Michael the Archangel Chapel of Nichols Airbase. In 1983, the same Church was dedicated to St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus.
In April 2000, the former President Joseph Estrada signed the Deed of Usufruct which entrusted the location to teh Military Ordinariate of the Philippines.
In January 2007, His Eminence, Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales, Archbishop of Manila reaffirmed the permission granted to the Military Bishop by the late Jaime Cardinal Sin to hold liturgical celebrations and gatherings of the Military Ordinariate at the Shrine.
On the day of its consecration, Most Rev. Leopoldo Tumulak, Military Bishop, declared the Shrine of St. Thérèse as a Diocesan Shrine of the Military Ordinariate of the Philippines.