Tag Archives: Our Lady

Honor the Feast of St Francis of Assisi by visiting an outdoor shrine

Today is the feast of St. Francis of Assisi who is known, among many other things, for preaching to the birds and other animals.  A perfect way to honor St. Francis is to spend some time in prayer outdoors with … 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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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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Our Lady of the Angels Monestary Built by EWTN’s Mother Angelica

In 1995 Mother Angelica traveled to Columbia on business for EWTN (Eternal Word Television Network). She visited the Sanctuary of the Divine Infant Jesus to attend mass and she prayed at the small Shrine which housed the miraculous statue of … Continue reading

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Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche in St. Augustine, Florida, was Shrine to the Blessed Mother in the United States

   Founded in 1565 in St. Augustine, Florida, the Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche, the nursing Madonna, was built at the first Mission in America and was the first ever to be dedicated to the Blessed Mother in … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Peace Cathedral in Hawaii Home to Relics of Blessed Marianne Cope

Our Lady of Peace Cathedral in Honolulu, Hawaii was built in 1843 is the oldest Catholic Church in Hawaii. It is also the location of Saint Damien de Veuster’s ordination to the priesthood in 1864 and home to relics of Blessed … Continue reading

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1500 Relics for Public Veneration at National Shine of Our Lady of the Snows in Chicago, Illinois

The 200 acre outdoor National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows in Chicago, Illinois is the largest in the country. It has an ampitheater, several gardens, an outdoor way of the cross, a rosary court and a relic chapel … 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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