Shrines to Visit

Here are a few sites in Wisconsin I recommend to visit

The National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help – Marian Apparition Site in the United States of America

National Shrine of Saint Philomena
SAINT PHILOMENA THE NATIONAL SHRINE In the late 1940s a self-sacrificing priestnamed Father I.C. Wiltzius, devoted his frail energy to calling the world to venerate a Virgin-Martyr known as Saint Philomena. It was through the efforts of Father Wiltzius that the Shrine to Saint Philomena was established.

Basilica of Holy Hill
Built upon a mound at Hubertus, Basilica of Holy Hill National Shrine of Mary Help of Christians is a holy center for Christians and attracts many devotees from afar. It was constructed in 1930 CE and has a Romanesque-revival architectural style. Statues of Saint Joseph and Saint Mary can be seen at the entrance. There are 178 steps that one can climb in order to experience a panoramic view of the city skyline from the church.

Dickeyville Grotto and Shrines
The Dickeyville Grotto is a series of grottos and shrines in Dickeyville, Grant County, Wisconsin, United States. It is located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 151 and Highway 35. Most of the site’s concrete structures are covered in shells, stones, tiles, wood, glass, gems and geodes donated by area parishioners.

The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe is a Catholic shrine located in La Crosse, Wisconsin. It is dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary under the title of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The Construction of the Shrine Church began on May 13, 2004, with a dedication on July 31, 2008.

The Rudolph Grotto
t features ornamental and devotional artificial grottoes, including the Wonder Cave, an above-ground tunnel constructed of vernacular stone in the twentieth century by Father Philip Wagner and Edmund Rybicki. The site contains twenty-six shrines and is covered with gardens and paths.

The National Shrine of Saint Joseph
The Shrine of St. Joseph The National Shrine of St. Joseph is located in the oratory of Old St. Joseph Church on the St. Norbert College campus. The Shrine of St. Joseph and the perpetual novena were originally established on this site in 1888.