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I can not believe this is a chapel . Stunning , simply stunning . So much to take in . So much... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2018
Bourg, Louisiana
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little gem in small town

Not only is this chapel rivaling the basilicas and cathedrals, but the history behind the... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
La Crosse, Wi
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Reviewed December 1, 2018

Stopped by as we were wandering home. Got in on a tour by one of the sisters. Beautiful church with stained glass and lots of light. Concrete was painted to look like marble and it was fairly convincing.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

I can not believe this is a chapel . Stunning , simply stunning . So much to take in . So much beauty . The sister that gives the tour is so full of information and answers any and every question . She is such...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

Not only is this chapel rivaling the basilicas and cathedrals, but the history behind the Franciscan Sisters and their 125+ years of adoration is amazing. Take a moment to learn the facts behind this great institution, their devotion and the spiritual compassion that they share...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

The architecture here is amazing and the sisters are extremely proud of their efforts. It's worth a visit if you happen to come in the colder months. If you're lucky, you might get to hear a performance from a visiting choir.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed December 17, 2017

Great tour. It is amazing chapel. Enter across from the Student Union. If you happen to be there when there is a Viterbo U concert, you have to go and hear the sounds. One of the Sisters take you around the chapel and to the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

One of the best churches in the world. You will have a renewed sense of self and your journey with Jesus. You have to see and be here before you die.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

Extraordinary architecture that rivals European Churches is all respects. They out did themselves with quality and attention to detail with the building of this church. Setting inside you feel a reverence and reflect on your faith. We stayed and said prayers with great reverence in...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Dan W
Reviewed October 8, 2017

It is difficult to find the entrance & parking, but don't give up. We circled the block 4 times trying to find it. Glad we persevered, because the sanctuary was beautiful. Built in the style of an old basilica, the structure is impressive. The perpetual...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Rick V
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

The church was beautiful. Many retired Nuns, a few Vitterbo students, and a handful of others celebrated Mass at 9:00 am on Sunday. After Mass one of the Sisters told us of the Adoration Chapel behind the main altar. We quietly crept back there and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 14, 2017

Being in this chapel is a spiritual experience. It is breathtakingly beautiful plus the inner peace it brings to you is wonderful. Don't miss this if you are anywhere near La Crosse.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Gene W
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December 19, 2015|
Response from jochafen | Reviewed this property |
Yes during the tour but not during Mass.
July 29, 2015|
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Response from janicepk | Reviewed this property |
The two receptionists are lovely and I think would be glad to walk you through the process if it is available. They are the Franciscan order of the Catholic church so I believe you would need to be Catholic.
May 3, 2015|
Response from PnRD | Reviewed this property |
Mary of the Angels Chapel The interior of the chapel is an architectural and artistic treasure. It is Romanesque in style, with Corinthian pillars and windows of Bavarian stained glass. Altars of Italian marble are decorated... More