Lewiston, New York: Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima
About the National Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima:
Here along the shores of Lake Ontario, not far from Buffalo and Niagara Falls, is the Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima. The Shrine is under the care of the Barnabite Fathers.
Founded in 1954, the Basilica is highlighted by a magnificent dome with a contour of the Northern hemisphere of the globe depicted in glass and Plexiglas. Two flights of stairs, with 63 steps, lead to the top of the Dome which is topped by a huge statue of Our Lady of Fatima. The statue, carved from Vermont granite, is 13 feet high and weighs ten tons.
Over one hundred life-size marble statues represent Saints from every race and walk of life are featured on the Avenue of the Saints as you approach the Shrine.
Nearby is the Rosary Pool, a wonderful place to pray and meditate.
Masses are held daily, as well as Rosary Processions.
Traveling to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima:
Address: 1023 Swann Rd, Youngstown, NY 14174
GPS coordinates: 43° 12′ 1.2276” N, 79° 0′ 12.2256” W
Tel: +1 (716) 754-7489 Fax: +1 (716) 754-9130
e-mail: [email protected]
Click here for the official website of the Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima in Lewiston, New York.