Texas Shrines

  • Fr. Alfred Villanueva, the current pastor of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, had a grotto built in the church yard in honor of "Our Lady."

  • The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ

    Standing tall above the flat prairie is a cross 190 feet tall which can be seen for almost 20 miles. The arms of the cross are 110 ft. wide. The structure weighs 2-1/2 million pounds (

  • Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto

    Replica of venerable shrine in Lourdes, France;

  • Shrine of La Virgen de San Juan del Valle

    An elaborate Catholic church, completed in 1954, included many imported objects of art. It was destroyed by fire after an airplane crash (apparently deliberate) in 1970