Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto
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The Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes was begun in the south ravine in 1918 in fulfillment of a promise made by Mother Mary Cleophas regarding the end of the First World War. Mother Mary promised to erect a new shrine in honor of Our Lady of Lourdes should peace be declared between the warring nations before December 8th of that year. The signing of the Armistice on November 11th, 1918, prompted work to begin on the grotto, and it was dedicated on February 11th, 1928. Stones from Lourdes, France are embedded in the masonry. In detail and in general structure, the grotto resembles that at Lourdes.