How long does it take to walk through La Salette?

Everyday, weather permitting I spend at least 1 hour there. I sit , pray and enjoy the tranquility. The atmosphere helps me reflect on my day and gives me strength to go out and be a person that is pleasing to the Lord.

What is the secret of La Salette?

Around her neck she wore a crucifix suspended from a small chain. According to their account, she continued to weep even as she spoke to them, first in French, then in their own dialect of Occitan. After giving a secret to each child, the apparition is said to have walked up a hill and vanished.

What time do the lights come on at La Salette Shrine?

5 to 9 p.m.
The lights are on every night from 5 to 9 p.m. through Jan. 2 on over 10 acres at the shrine. Turnout is usually heavy on weekends and around Christmas.

Is the Fatima Prayer optional?

Tradition states the three shepherd children, Francisco, Jacinta, and Lucia, were asked to recite this prayer at the end of each decade of the rosary. It was approved for public use in 1930, and has since become a common (though optional) part of the Rosary.

What do we contemplate when we recite the Rosary?

When we pray the Rosary, we ask Mary to pray for us as we seek to grow closer to her son Jesus by contemplating His life, death, and Resurrection.

Who is Melanie in La Salette?

As a religious, she was called Sister Mary of the Cross. She and Maximin Giraud were the two seers of Our Lady of La Salette….

Mélanie Calvat
Occupation Roman Catholic Nun
Known for Visionary of Our Lady of La Salette

What is the La Salette Shrine?

The National Shrine of our Lady of La Salette has been a spiritual, social and human service home to thousands of people from all walks of life for over 60 years. The words “Come Nearer my Children”are not only the words Mary spoke at La Salette in 1846, but words we live here at La Salette.

Is Our Lady of La Salette worth a visit?

A visit to Our Lady of La Salette is an annual event in my family. They have the largest Christmas light display in the area. It is a great place to visit and reflect on the true meaning of the Christmas season. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

What happened to the Shaker Village of La Salette?

Across the street from the shrine is the Mary Keane Chapel that is now part of the Shaker Museum. A Shaker community was founded there in 1793. It flourished and at is peak it was home to three “Families”. The village did not do well in the 20th century and was sold to the Missionaries of Our Lady of La Salette in 1927.

What is included in the La Salette experience?

The La Salette Experience includes the National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette and the La Salette Retreat & Conference Center.