National Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes

National Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes (HM1QP0)

Location: Emmitsburg, MD 21727 Frederick County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 40.93', W 77° 21.366'

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Mount St. Mary's College, Emmitsburg, Maryland

— Built 1875 —

Proclaimed a Public Oratory, December 8, 1965 by His Eminence, Lawrence Cardinal Shehan, Archbishop of Baltimore.
The faithful who out of devotion visit the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes may gain the following special indulgences: A Plenary Indulgence: By individual visitors on all feastdays of Our Lady, on all Saturdays, on all Sundays, by members of a group pilgrimage on any day of the year. To gain this Plenary Indulgence- All pilgrims are requested: 1. To fulfill the usual conditions of confession and communion and prayers for the intention of the Holy Father. 2. To recite at the Grotto the Hail Mary together with the invocation "O. Mary, Virgin and Mother of God, pray to Jesus for me."
A Partial Indulgence of 500 days: Each time a visit is made to the grotto and the Hail Mary is said together with the above-mentioned invocation and prayers said for the intention of the Holy Father.
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Date Added Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 297944 N 4395135
Decimal Degrees39.68216667, -77.35610000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 40.93', W 77° 21.366'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 40' 55.8" N, 77° 21' 21.96" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16194-16198 Grotto Rd, Emmitsburg MD 21727, US
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