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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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National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is Oldest Catholic Church in the United States

The Baltimore Basilica opened in 1821 and is the first and oldest Catholic Church in the United States. It is considered the Mother of Catholicism in America. In addition to being a church, the National Shrine of the Assumption of … Continue reading

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Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs Called “Natures Own Reliquary” by Pope Pius XII

In the 1640’s Renee Goupil, Fr. Isaac Jogues, and John LaLande wre martyred by the Mohawk Indians. In 1885, Father Joseph Loyzance S.J., purchased the location of the Mohwak village of Osserneon, the site of their martyrdom and the birthplace … Continue reading

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The Sorrowful Mother Shrine, Ohio

The Sorrowful Mother Shrine was founded in 1850 and is the oldest Marian Shrine in the Midwest and east of the Mississippi River. It was founded by a missionary priest of the Most Precious Blood, Fr. Francis de Sales Brunner. He … Continue reading

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Basilica & National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation, Ohio

The Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation was the first shrine to Our Lady of Consolation in the US and was completed in 1875. When the replica statue of Our Lady arrived it was carried in a 7 … Continue reading

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National Shrine of Our Lady of Lebanon, North Jackson, Ohio

The Maronite Shrine of Our Lady of Lebanon is a replica of a shrine located in Harissa, Lebanon. It is 50 feet high and weighs 3700 tons with 64 steps leading to the top, one for each prayer of the rosary. At … Continue reading

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Servants of Mary Center for Peace & Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Windsor, Ohio

At the Servants of Mary Center for Peace & Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe a 50 foot statue of our Lady of Guadalupe overlooks a lake surrounded by a 15 decade illuminated rosary. The staute was made with over half a … Continue reading

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