Located in Eastern Nebraska, off of Interstate 80’s Gretna exit, the Holy Family Shrine is a retreat, a faith-filled experience, and a peaceful setting designed to help visitors strengthen their faith through prayer and reflection. Consisting of a Chapel and a Visitor Center, every aspect of our Shrine was designed from a holy vision and brought to life for pilgrims like you. The Shrine provides an opportunity for quiet contemplation in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament, as well as a unique and sacred space for church-oriented meetings and family events. Truly a one of a kind sanctuary to draw closer to nature, your faith and the Lord.
A place of peace, reflection and communion with the Holy Spirit.
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The unique beauty, peaceful and spiritual setting of the Shrine has drawn many people from all denomination to this Holy place, transforming their spirituality, and bringing them closer to Christ. This is why we have so many inspiring testimonials and the reason so many continue to support our mission.
“Such a beautiful testament to God's creation and The Holy Family. Thank you for providing a place of such simple, yet breathtaking beauty.”Ray Jackson
“While the world is stealing away our moral and ethical values - this Shrine is a place of refuge and hope.”Sam Murray
“Incredible experience! PEACE among the blur of human busyness - a stark reminder of what and Who is important in our lives.”Jake Smith
“My sister and i love to come here! Today we met Tom, a volunteer. He made my day. I think he was my gift from God.”Alice Johnson
“Truly an inspiration on so many levels. A sanctuary that has healed me, friends, my family and brought me back to my faith many times. I always feel at peace here.”Marc Eisele