Maria Stein, Ohio: Shrine of the Holy Relics Team Field Report

Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics

2291 St. Johns Rd, Maria Stein, OH
Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics. From I-75 drive west on Rte 119 to Maria Stein, then turn right on Saint John's Rd.
M-Th 9:30-6, F-Sa 9:30-4, Su 12-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Shrine of the Holy Relics

Quietly tended by the Sisters of the Precious Blood, over 1,200 relics -- often tiny slivers of Catholic Saint remains -- are held in golden stands and lockets hung on chapel walls. Tiny Chapel in the Woods is a bonus. Report...

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Flames in Perdition Altar.

Tiny Church

Referred to as the "Chapel in the Woods" down a path from the main buildings of the Shrine of the Holy Relics. The chapel's most interesting feature is the altar which depicts the damned writhing in flames. The altar is flanked by angel-shaped lamps.

[Joe Desiderio, 03/15/2006]

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