The beautiful Chapel of Mary at The Grotto was built in 1955; after more than five decades of use, it is now showing the ravages of time, inside and out. On the interior, the original paint is flaking and showing water damage from prior roof leaks; the electrical system must be upgraded to modern standards, and the original frescoes on the walls need to be restored and preserved. On the exterior of the chapel, roof work is necessary, and the stonework requires repair and refurbishment: moss and mold need to be removed, and the stone and grout must be cleaned and resealed.
The Grotto hopes to restore and renovate the Chapel in the not-too-distant future. Your support of this project will extend the life of the chapel and make it safer and more inviting to all who gather here for prayer, consolation, comfort, and healing. God bless you for your generosity.