Category Archives: Catholic, Shrines

Our Lady of Mariapoch

Today I was off from work so Carmel and I decided to spend the day together. We decided to go east a few miles and visit an Amish area. We had lunch at an amazing Amish restaurant. We ate "family … Continue reading

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My Favorite Shrine

On Sunday Carmel, David, Jennifer,and I went to the National Shrine and Basilica of Our Lady of Consolation in Carey, Ohio. Since this is my sixth visit, there isn’t much more I can write that is original! For those who … Continue reading

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My Visit to the Shrine of the Holy Relics

Today was a beautiful day for a pilgrimage! It was a little cold, but the sun was shining and not a cloud or snowflake in sight! David, Jennifer, and I left in the morning and headed towards Maria Stein, Ohio. … Continue reading

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Shrine Today

Today I am traveling to yet another shrine (it was a part of my New Year’s resolution!), The Shrine of the Holy Relics in Maria Stein, Ohio. It’s one of those places that is hard to get there from here, … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Consolation

Today I ventured to Carey, Ohio once again to visit the National Shrine and Basilica of Our Lady of Consolation. This is a very special place for me, as a quick glance under the category "Catholic, Shrines" will show (on … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Consolation- Once Again

Yes, once again I made the trek to Carey, Ohio to visit what has become one of my all time favorite places. I would go weekly, probably even daily, if I lived closer. If gas prices weren’t so high, I’d … Continue reading

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Going to Our Lady of Consolation

David and I set out early afternoon yesterday to visit the National Shrine and Basilica of Our Lady of Consolation in Carey, Ohio. It was my third visit and David’s fourth (see Catholic, Shrines on the sidebar for more). It … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Consolation

David is in town with me this weekend. It’s always fun for twins to be re-united! We’re going to hang out and enjoy our 3 day weekends. One thing we decided to do was to visit  the Basilica and Shrine … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage to Lourdes (Euclid, OH): Part II

The grounds of the Shrine were absolutely gorgeous. I took a small, winding path, which contained the Stations of the Cross along with other religious images. There was a life size crucifixion scene made with statues as well as the … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Lourdes (Euclid, Ohio)

I had another job interview near Cleveland and some time to spare, so I figured I’d visit a Marian shrine (it was May after all). One looked especially interesting: Our Lady of Lourdes (note: site has been down the last … Continue reading

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