These stunning carvings line a woodsy path on a cliff towering over the city of Portland. This Lenten Season, the Grotto offers opportunities for the local community to pray these Sorrows of Our Blessed Mother, along with other devotions and the availability of the Sacraments.
Chris Blanchard, Executive Director of The Grotto, joins Patrick Ryan on the Morning Blend to let us know what is happening. Learn more at website for The National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother.
If you are visiting the Via Matris, or Way of our Sorrowful Mother, in the Grotto’s Upper Gardens, follow along with the Seven Sorrows Rosary recorded by Chris and Servite friar Fr. Leo Hambur on the Hail Mary Media app!
See some beautiful images of the Via Matris in the Upper Gardens: