Friday, we went to a beautiful place in Portland of solitude, peace, and prayer. It's the National Catholic Shrine dedicated to Mary, Our Sorrowful Mother.
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There are beautiful paths through a forest like setting with the Stations of the Cross and statues on the lower level and the Rosary mysteries in the upper gardens. Much to see. We spent 3 1/2 hours and didn't cover it all.
Was hard to believe we were in the middle of Portland. Nearby from the Meditation chapel on the upper gardens we saw the air traffic tower of the Portland International Airport. We were way up.
Those are the tops of the houses below us and reflection ponds that line the chapel on two sides.
I loved it there.