National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes #1

National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes #1
Here are a few photos taken at the National Shrine of the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes.
Nora, my Mother, and I took a trip there on Wednesday, April 16th.
Located in Emmitsburg, Maryland adjoining the campus of Mount St. Mary’s College and Seminary, this is a must see!
Photos from the Stations of the Cross from the Grotto of Lourdes will appear on this blog starting June 1st.
Below are the Blessed Mother plaque and statue. The statue is so large, I was unable to get a good photo of it.
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St. Elizabeth Ann Seton – Shrine & Basilica # 2

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton – Shrine & Basilica # 2
Here are a few photos taken at the National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmitsburg, Maryland.
Nora, my Mother, and I took a trip there on Wednesday, April 16th. There photos were taken inside of the Basilica and Shrine.
This was a very lovely place to visit. The last photo is of the dome in the Basilica.
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St. Vincent De Paul Church – Berkeley Springs, WV

When Noria and I are at our weekend/vacation home in Hedgesville, West Virginia, we attend St. Vincent de Paul’s Catholic Church on Liberty Street in Berkeley Springs.
I posted some photos about a week ago and am currently posting a series of photos on their Stations of the Cross.
Here’s another exterior photo, I forgot to upload before:
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Lego Church – Amazing!

‘THE LEGO CHURCH’
This is amazing! Someone certainly is talented and patient to create such a masterpiece
A few quick facts:
How long to build it? It was about a year and a half of planning, building and photographing
How many pieces of LEGO to build it? more than 75,000
How big is it? About 7 feet by 5 1/2 feet by 30 inches (2.2 m x 1.7 m x .76 m)
How many LEGO people does it seat? 1,372
How many windows? 3,976
It features a balcony, a Narthex, stairs to the balcony, restrooms, coat rooms, several mosaics, a nave, a baptistery, an altar, a crucifix, a pulpit and an elaborate pipe organ.
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Franciscan Monastery, Washington D.C. – Photo 50

Here is a photo taken on Saturday, December 29, 2007, when Nora and I visited the Franciscan Monastery in Washington, D.C. The series of 52 photos begin on February 22, 2008 and end on April 13, 2008.
This photo was taken inside the Monastery, which is located at 1400 Quincy Street NE. Their website is http://www.myfranciscan.org.
This series of photos shows parts of the interior Monastery.
The is a stunning photograph of the interior.
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Franciscan Monastery, Washington D.C. – Photo 49

Here is a photo taken on Saturday, December 29, 2007, when Nora and I visited the Franciscan Monastery in Washington, D.C. The series of 52 photos begin on February 22, 2008 and end on April 13, 2008.
This photo was taken inside the Monastery, which is located at 1400 Quincy Street NE. Their website is http://www.myfranciscan.org.
This series of photos shows parts of the interior Monastery. As mentioned earlier, this shows Joseph leading Mary and Jesus into Egypt.
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Franciscan Monastery, Washington D.C. – Photo 48

Here is a photo taken on Saturday, December 29, 2007, when Nora and I visited the Franciscan Monastery in Washington, D.C. The series of 52 photos begin on February 22, 2008 and end on April 13, 2008.
This photo was taken inside the Monastery, which is located at 1400 Quincy Street NE. Their website is http://www.myfranciscan.org.
This series of photos shows parts of the interior Monastery.
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Franciscan Monastery, Washington D.C. – Photo 47

Here is a photo taken on Saturday, December 29, 2007, when Nora and I visited the Franciscan Monastery in Washington, D.C. The series of 52 photos begin on February 22, 2008 and end on April 13, 2008.
This photo was taken inside the Monastery, which is located at 1400 Quincy Street NE. Their website is http://www.myfranciscan.org.
This series of photos shows parts of the interior Monastery. This photo shows the smaller, inner chapel where daily mass is held.
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Franciscan Monastery, Washington D.C. – Photo 46

Here is a photo taken on Saturday, December 29, 2007, when Nora and I visited the Franciscan Monastery in Washington, D.C. The series of 52 photos begin on February 22, 2008 and end on April 13, 2008.
This photo was taken inside the Monastery, which is located at 1400 Quincy Street NE. Their website is http://www.myfranciscan.org.
This series of photos shows parts of the interior Monastery.
FranciscanMonasteryDCIndisde46.jpg

Franciscan Monastery, Washington D.C. – Photo 45

Here is a photo taken on Saturday, December 29, 2007, when Nora and I visited the Franciscan Monastery in Washington, D.C. The series of 52 photos begin on February 22, 2008 and end on April 13, 2008.
This photo was taken inside the Monastery, which is located at 1400 Quincy Street NE. Their website is http://www.myfranciscan.org.
This series of photos shows parts of the interior Monastery.
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