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Pilgrimage to Iowa grotto: A spiritual and geological experience

Pilgrimage to Iowa grotto: A spiritual and geological experience

| Susan Klemond | March 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

John and Natalie Sonnen have seen many Catholic shrines, but when the St. Paul couple visited the Shrine of the Grotto of the Redemption in northern Iowa on their way home from a convention last September, they were particularly impressed.

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Day trip to Iowa grotto: fun and contemplative

Day trip to Iowa grotto: fun and contemplative

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

In late August, I convinced some friends to go on a day trip to a small northern Iowa town about 200 miles from the Twin Cities to see the Grotto of the Redemption.

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