"If we really understood the Mass, we would die of joy." (Saint John Vianney)
"It would be easier for the earth to carry on without the sun than without the Holy Mass." (Saint Pio of Pietrelcina)
"You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you odd." (Flannery O'Connor)
Visitors ask: National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes, Emmitsburg, Maryland...
Every year about this time, there is an uptick in Google searches for the gorgeous Marian Shrine located above Mount Saint Mary's University called the "National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes." Here is a short list of links for those who are interested: