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“Went to attend Sunday Mass”
Review of St. Anne's Shrine

St. Anne's Shrine
MA
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Went to attend Sunday Mass”
Reviewed 8 August 2012

Outside pavillion was the setting and it was very beautiful. It is a very peaceful place. Go if you are looking for a nice religious pilgrimage, or you need to get away from it all. The grounds are well kept. They have a nice gift shop, too.

Visited July 2012
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English first
Brownwood, Texas
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A Definate Must-See”
Reviewed 27 July 2012

What an absolutely wonderful place to make a pilgramage to--beautiful grounds with a Way of the Cross, Holy Stairs, and a gift shop with an impressive display of treasured Russian icons--plus a quaint chapel and a place where you can light either small or large candles to Saint Anne--a very spiritual place that I will never forget!

Visited May 2012
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1 Thank Lori D
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Southbridge, Massachusetts, United States
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“SPIRITUAL!!”
Reviewed 23 March 2012

I love how this special place is in a mountain top setting. Clean, quiet, easy to get to, friendly staff and reasonable hrs.

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2 Thank Nitza Ivelisse R
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Massachusetts
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Very nice Shrine”
Reviewed 29 January 2012

St. Anne's Shrine is run by the Assumptionists. There is a daily Mass at 10 A.M in the main church. There is a side altar dedicated to St. Anne in the main church. There is a wall here covered with crutches and braces that people have left at the Shrine after being cured. You can also read the testimonies of other people who have visited and been cured. The grounds behind the Church are only open between between April and Nov. Here there is a life size Stations of the Cross, the Holy Stairs, a votive chapel to the Saints, and various Shrine's dedicated to Our Lady of Fatima, St Joseph, St Anne, St Jude, etc. The grounds are very beautiful; the atmosphere is very peaceful. It is a good place to pray and gather your thoughts. There is also a nice gift shop, and a museum with very beautiful iconic art. It is worth going to the Shrine just to see these icons; many are very old and all are very beautiful.

Visited September 2011
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5 Thank Diane-Massacusetts
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massachussetts
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“peaceful retreat”
Reviewed 5 January 2012

If you want to do some quiet soul searching and praying, it's a lovely, peaceful retreat. it is close by, and easy to get to.

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3 Thank demaria
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