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Auriesville shrine a religious experience even for doubting Thomases

Three crosses represent the three martyred Jesuits killed by Native Americans in the late 17th century at the site of the Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs in Auriesville.
Three crosses represent the three martyred Jesuits killed by Native Americans in the late 17th century at the site of the Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs in Auriesville.
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Walking around the grounds of the Kateri shrine in Auriesville, even the most unabashed and unapologetic doubting Thomas might begin to wonder about their lack of faith. The place, officially the Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs, has that effect on you. I know because I am one of those doubting Thomases. I don’t expect to convert to Catholicism anytime soon, but my interest in history drew me to the site, and there’s no getting ...


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ldilallo
September 2, 2014
10:34 a.m.

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Indeed these hallowed grounds are a very spiritual place; well worth the visit.

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