Arapahoe, Nebraska: Our Lady of Fatima Shrine

During World War II, a Polish priest POW vowed to build an impressive shrine if he survived the war. He did, and he did.

St. Germanus Catholic Church

Address:
912 Chestnut St., Arapahoe, NE
Directions:
West edge of town. On the north side of Chestnut St./US Hwy 6/34, at 10th St., on the west side of St. Germanus Catholic Church.
Admission:
Free.
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Our Lady of Fatima Shrine.

Our Lady of Fatima Shrine

Our Lady of Fatima Shrine -- very well taken care of and very pretty to see.

[Monica, 07/12/2019]
Our Lady of Fatima Shrine

A Polish priest, Fr. Henry Denis, was a World War II chaplain and POW, and promised God if he got out he would build a shrine. Arapahoe happened to be his first parish after release, and he completed the shrine in 1958. The statues honor Our Lady of Fatima [and the children she appeared to].

[Roger Toomey, 06/24/2006]

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