National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes, Emmitsburg

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  • My wife is a good Catholic and we have visited the shrine dozens of times, sometimes to attend mass at the glass chapel (70 miles from home), but usually to walk through the gardens so she can take so...  more »
  • I was greatly moved by my walk through the shrine. There are mosaics, statues, and memorials throughout the grounds. One can linger over these on the way to the chapel and grotto, or simply absorb the...  more »
  • This is a lovely place to visit and it is very peaceful and serene. There is a lovely view of the surrounding farmland and mountains that is very pretty. The short walk to the Grotto and Chapel is fil...  more »
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  • Beautiful place and I am not even Catholic!!!!!! Beauty all around and usually very quiet, except last time we were there that brought their entire family of more than 20 people speaking in younger and dancing around, they could have done that someplace else!!!!!!! Love the new set up and parking lot and the bells going off are amazing!!!!! A must see
  • Very holy. Very pretty.
  • Such a beautiful and peaceful place. Nice little gift shop.
  • Great, traquil and religious experience.
  • Went there a couple of years ago and it was so worth the visit. Will be going there again soon to pray for my πŸ‘«β€οΈπŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦πŸ™πŸΌπŸ‘ intentions. Loved the groto itself and the water fountain where you can collect free "holy healing water" as much as you want, so bring your containers.

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