Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Our Mother of Sorrows Grotto

Religious art environment of stone and Italian mosaic glass, 1929-1941 by contractor William H. Lightner. Bridge, arches, intricate stone structures, on the grounds of Mount Mercy University.

Mount Mercy University

Address:
1330 Elmhurst Drive NE, Cedar Rapids, IA
Directions:
NE of town, west of the Chapel of Mercy, north of Mound Dr NE. Campus parking might be restricted.
Phone:
319-363-8213
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Our Mother (Lady) of Sorrows Grotto.

Our Mother (Lady) of Sorrows Grotto

This grotto can't compare to the Grotto of the Redemption in West Bend, but it's still worth a visit. Parking was a bit confusing; the grotto is located directly on campus. Just put the university address in the GPS. They have visitor parking by the dorm buildings.

[Bianca Giron, 11/09/2019]

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