Petoskey, Michigan: Archangel Grotto

Archangel Grotto at the Marian Center is a prayer spot for the three archangels: Raphael, Michael and Gabriel.

Marian Center

Address:
2680 Maxwell Rd, Petoskey, MI
Directions:
I-75 exit 301. Drive west, down a hill and then curve twice before to a stop sign at Old Hwy 27 S. Turn left one block, then right on Hwy 58. After 16 miles, soon after you pass a fire station, a green sign for Marian Center points south. Turn left on Maxwell Rd for 1.5 miles.
Hours:
Tu-F 10 am - 5 pm, Sa 10 am - 4 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
231-347-6279
Admission:
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Archangel Grotto

The Archangel Grotto at the Marian Center is dedicated to the three archangels: Raphael, Michael and Gabriel. The statues stand about 9-ft. tall and are surrounded by a huge stone structure. This Archangel Grotto is the only grotto of its kind in Michigan and quite possibly the United States or anywhere.

The Marian Center sits in Joy Valley outside of Petoskey, with enormous hills surrounding it in every direction. It is a quiet, prayerful setting. There are many beautiful statues of Our Lord and His Blessed Mother and the Saints, an evangelical center, and beautiful garden areas.

[Bryan Tuck, 07/14/2010]

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