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Honor Mary During the Month of August (Dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary) by Visiting a Marian Shrine

The month of August is dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.  Consider spending some time in a Marian Shrine or other pilgrimage sites dedicated to the Blessed Mother.  In addition to the numerous Marian Shrines in the United States … Continue reading

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Grotto of the Redemption in Iowa is the Largest Grotto in the World

The Grotto of the Redemption is the largest grotto in the world and was built by Father Paul Dobberstein as a result of a promise he made to Mary while he was critically ill with pneumonia to build a shrine … Continue reading

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House of Mary Shrine, Yankton, South Dakota

The House of Mary Shrine is located on the picturesque shore of Lewis & Clark Lake. You can walk the Way of the Cross that winds up Calvary Hill which features three 50 foot wooden crosses at the 13th Station. There … Continue reading

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Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington DC

In May 1846, nineteen bishops petitioned the Pope to proclaim Mary as Patroness of the United States under the title of the Immaculate Conception, 8 years before the promulgation of the dogma of the Immaculate Conception. In 1847 Pope Pius … Continue reading

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