Glass-walled church.

Holy Family Shrine

Field review by the editors.

Gretna, Nebraska

A unique church stands on a hill visible from both directions on I-80. The Holy Family Shrine is glass-walled, with supports holding up its 45-ft. tall roof. A man-made stream bubbles along a path cut along the walkway to the entrance and then in the floor of the nave.

The idea for the shrine was hatched in 1993, and a series of miracles led to the acquisition of property and building of the shrine, which opened in 2002. Interstate drivers have a place to stop, pray, and discover Catholicism.

Holy Family Shrine

Address:
23132 Pflug Rd, Gretna, NE
Directions:
I-80 exit 432. Drive south on Hwy 31 for about 1.5 miles, then turn right and drive west on Pflug Rd for about 1.5 miles. The Shrine will be on the right.
Hours:
M-Sa 10 am - 5 pm, Su noon-5pm (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
402-332-4565
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