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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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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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Marian Apparition at Our Lady of Good Help in Champion Wisconsin

In December 2010, Our Lady of Good Help was approved as the first Marian apparition site in the United States.  The Virgin Mary appeared to Adele Brise in October 1859 and gave her a mission, “Gather the children in this … Continue reading

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