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Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration Motherhouse

701 Franciscan Way, La Crosse, WI 54601-1608
+1 608-782-5610
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Rivaled Europe

The church was beautiful. Many retired Nuns, a few Vitterbo students, and a handful of others... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hudson, Wisconsin
via mobile
More than a beautiful chapel-

Being in this chapel is a spiritual experience. It is breathtakingly beautiful plus the inner... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Gene W
Stoddard, Wisconsin
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701 Franciscan Way, La Crosse, WI 54601-1608
+1 608-782-5610
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The church was beautiful. Many retired Nuns, a few Vitterbo students, and a handful of others celebrated Mass at 9:00 am on Sunday. After Mass one of the Sisters told us of the Adoration Chapel behind the main altar. We quietly crept back there and...More

Thank leonebeau
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Being in this chapel is a spiritual experience. It is breathtakingly beautiful plus the inner peace it brings to you is wonderful. Don't miss this if you are anywhere near La Crosse.

Thank Gene W
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is a beautiful series of buildings, not really very old (by British standards) but remarkable workmanship. But sure to note the hours when the Sisters will give a tour - 1-3 PM. However we arrived early and they let us come into a common...More

1  Thank Travelttomuch
Reviewed 17 March 2017

An exquisite example of old-world craftsmanship that showcases handcarved and painted art objects and a lovely chapel that is one of a kind in the Midwest. The sisters for some 139 years have faithfully prayed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 12 monbths...More

2  Thank TLeonardJapan
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The Mary of the Angels Chapel and the Chapel of Perpetual Adoration are simply stunningly beautiful...actually breathtaking. Take the time to visit and enjoy the tour given by one of the lovely sisters. Tours are available Monday through Saturday 9 to 10:45am and 1 to...More

1  Thank CaroleUK2
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This chapel is part of the convent so access is limited, but worth a stop. A sister provides a tour of the main chapel and the chapel of perpetual adoration. Along the way she provided much information about the founding of the convent, their order...More

Thank JoW169
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We had read about this in Post-Bulletin long time ago and decided to google it up. The tour with history was interesting and the Mary of the Angels and Perpetual Adoration Chapels are absolutely beautiful. Most amazing is that prayers have been going on here...More

Thank WindgirlUSA
Reviewed 4 November 2016

this convent is very interesting, the building has a lot of history, there is a tour, free, just for a donation. Outside gardens are beautiful, and there is more to walk around. Must visit !

Thank Peppergirl2016
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is one of the most beautiful chapels outside of Rome. Everything about it was breathless. Also our Sister who gave the tour was just wonderful. A must to see for everyone.

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The church is extremely beautiful! Staff if very helpful and informative. There are certain hours in which tours are available.

Thank Vicki C
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19 December 2015|
Response from jochafen | Reviewed this property |
Yes during the tour but not during Mass.
29 July 2015|
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Response from janicepk | Reviewed this property |
The two receptionists are lovely and I think would be glad to walk you through the process if it is available. They are the Franciscan order of the Catholic church so I believe you would need to be Catholic.
4 May 2015|
Response from PnRD | Reviewed this property |
Mary of the Angels Chapel The interior of the chapel is an architectural and artistic treasure. It is Romanesque in style, with Corinthian pillars and windows of Bavarian stained glass. Altars of Italian marble are decorated... More