National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes, Emmitsburg

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  • We arrived on a Sunday during Mass (we didn't realize they offered an outdoor mass) so there were quite a few people there. However, people were generally very respectful of the site and the...  more »
  • Shady peaceful stroll to a beautiful fountain with numerous art installations along the way. Even with COVID, it is easy & possible to social distance. Plenty of places to sit, and restrooms are...  more »
  • Beautiful shrine to Mary to include several Saints. The sisters who were running the gift shop were very friendly and even gave free treats to our kids. They were very patient and enthusiastic in explaining the significance of some of the locations along the path to the grotto as well as the history behind some of the locations, to include St. Elizabeth Ann Seton's activities in the area of the shrine. Felt at peace here with the family, and looking forward to a return trip to the shrine when we are back in the area.
  • A Worthy Place to Visit your Lord and Savior.

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