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ASSUMPTION CHAPEL

A shrine dedicated to Our Lady of the Assumption, constructed in gratitude for Mary's help in ridding the area of locusts during the summer of 1877. It is located in Cold Spring, Minnesota, northwest of Minneapolis.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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