St. Martin's Church

St. Martin's Church
The Ave Maria Grotto

Photo by Eric Shindelbower

St. Martin's Church, in which Brother Joseph was baptized in 1878, has the tallest brick tower in the world - 432 feet.  (Landshut, Bavaria)*


Our Lady Of Fatima Shrine

Our Lady Of Fatima Shrine
The Ave Maria Grotto

Photo by Eric Shindelbower

This shrine notes the appearance of the Virgin Mary in 1917 to three small children in the town of Fatima, Portugal.  Mary asked them to pray for the conversion of Communist Russia.*



St Bernard Abbey Gallery               Subject Gallery 

* Excerpted from A Self Guided Tour Of The Ave Maria Grotto by Father Aloysius Plaisance, OSB., Ph.D.  Used by permission of The Ave Maria Grotto.     http://www.avemariagrotto.com/

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