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Experience Lourdes at Your Local Parish through a Lourdes Virtual Pilgrimage

What’s a Lourdes Virtual Pilgrimage?  It’s a 90 minute prayerful experience that brings Lourdes to you.  You will learn about Bernadette and Our Lady’s message to her and be able to touch grotto rocks and water from the spring at … Continue reading

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National American Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes is oldest known replica of shrine and grotto in Lourdes, France

If you can’t make it to Lourdes, consider making a trip to Euclid, Ohio. The National American Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes  is a copy of the shrine and grotto at Lourdes and is the oldest known replica.  Two pieces … Continue reading

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Ave Maria Grotto in Alabama Has 3 Acres of Historical Catholic Places

Alabama’s first and only Benedictine Abbey is home to the Ave Maria Grotto. It was built by Benedictine Monk, Brother Joseph Zoettl O.S.B. beginning in 1934 and consists of 3 acres of miniature reproductions of historical building, shrines, and places … Continue reading

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El Santuario de Chimayo is the “Lourdes” of the United States

The compound contains the El Santuario de Chimayo, “the tiny shrine that is built on the site of what many believe to be a miracle associated with the crucifix of “Nuestro Señor de Esquipulas” (Our Lord of Esquipulas)” and “el … Continue reading

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Marian Shrine (National Shrine of Mary Help of Christians), Westhaverstraw, NY

The Marian Shrine (National Shrine of Mary Help of Christians) consists of 200 acres, an outdoor shrine altar for Mary Help of Christians, and an outdoor way of the cross.  In observance of the Marian year in 1954, the Salesians … Continue reading

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