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Very tranquil and reverent.

This is a place to come closer to God. It is Catholic but worth a visit for anyone from any... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Jim W
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I absolutely love this place. You instantly feel calm and at peace when you step on the grounds... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Robyn K
Leonidas, Michigan
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

This is a place to come closer to God. It is Catholic but worth a visit for anyone from any religion.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jim W
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

I absolutely love this place. You instantly feel calm and at peace when you step on the grounds. Definitely a must see!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Robyn K
Reviewed 23 May 2018

A nice place to visit and reflect upon life. You can do this by walking around the grounds or sitting in church and looking out the window at the trees.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank BigDMI
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Went to see the Memorial paver stone I had placed for my deceased wife (2016). It is an experience every Catholic in MI should visit, and attend Mass.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Closerto60
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Set in a very scenic location overlooking Burt Lake, the cross is 55 feet tall. Jesus’ body is 30 feet long and weighs 7 tons. It is a very humbling experience. If in the area it is worth the stop, there is no admission fee....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

I found it not only to be a large cross but much more to see and visit inside he church and on the grounds.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank celebrate4321
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We went to Mass here and walked thru the grounds. Wonderful, peaceful place with lots of spots to pray and meditate.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank inglej
Reviewed 10 November 2017

on the long drive up I75. The evening was crisp and cool and the steps leading to the cross itself were for the faithful. The are many memorials for those who have past and we found the visit to be a very peaceful one. Regardless...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Paul N
Reviewed 10 November 2017

When you arrive at parking lot, you will find it to be a short stroll to the huge Cross In The Woods pictured above. Around you as you walk are various stations of peace and reflection, but I do not want to over-think my review...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Robert C
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The sight of this cross will leave you in awe! Just being in the presence of this majestic masterpiece is amazing! It is truly a magnificent work of art! A little off the main interstate, but well worth seeing!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank bclay35
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3 July 2018|
Response from Jim W | Reviewed this property |
I believe so but call them to find out exact time!
3 July 2018|
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Response from thomassF9928QY | Reviewed this property |
Daily Mass Times Tuesday - Friday - 8:30 AM, 12:00 PM Weekend Mass Times Sunday - 8:30 AM - Always inside church Sunday - 10:30 AM - Summer: Outside from Memorial Day to Labor Day (weather permitting), Winter... More
29 April 2018|
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Response from thomassF9928QY | Reviewed this property |
This is a small town but there are 5 local motels within 1 to 3 miles.