The Grotto of the Redemption

West Bend, Iowa doesn’t just lend its name to cornfields and soya beans. It also lays claim to the world’s largest grotto. This grotto is literally a miracle in stone. Worshippers and devotees come from near and far to evoke a spiritual experience at The Grotto of the Redemption. It represents the life work of Father Paul Dobberstein (1872 – 1954), a Catholic priest. As the largest grotto in the world, the sacred Grotto of the Redemption is comprised of Continue Reading →