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Holy Family Shrine

23132 Pflug Rd, Gretna, NE 68028-6627
+1 402-332-4565
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A Must-See!

The church, welcome center, and surrounding areas are calming and peaceful. The volunteers at the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sioux City, Iowa
Great stop for everyone

A very restful, spiritual experience. it was wonderful to see young families, couples and seniors... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
Chanute, Kansas
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23132 Pflug Rd, Gretna, NE 68028-6627
+1 402-332-4565
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The church, welcome center, and surrounding areas are calming and peaceful. The volunteers at the center are gracious and helpful. They offer beautiful, religious items in their gift shop. The view from the church is amazing. You can see it from Interstate 80. I am...More

Thank Loves2teach123
Reviewed 30 January 2017

A very restful, spiritual experience. it was wonderful to see young families, couples and seniors while visiting. The chapel with the Holy Family etched in glass,Stations of the Cross, and peaceful simplicity, is a take time to stop. You do have 1.3 miles of dirt...More

1  Thank vehughes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I am not catholic, but appreciate the spirit I feel when I am in holy places. The structure is beautiful and the grounds are so peaceful even being so close to the freeway. It took us a year to go see this (not sure why)...More

1  Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Absolutely beautiful landscaping. Plenty of places to sit in nature. The shrine itself is peaceful, cooled/heated. So beautiful!

Thank krandle
Reviewed 30 August 2016

MUST SEE - amazing experience - soooo peaceful - allocate the 2 - 3 hours where you can take in the entire location ... If I am in the area again on first things to do !

Thank Itismedallas
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Found this place on way back to Omaha. Remarkable construction. Beautiful story of several people called to build. Serene prairie grass, gentle breezes, flowers, thoughts of the Divine Holy Family. Then the alarming and brain splitting sonic attack of the hell spawn know as cicada.....More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The Shrine exceeded my expectations. The babbling brook that flows beneath the rock, gorgeous foliage and peaceful setting was incredible. Volunteers were friendly and the step by step explanation of it's conception on the wall is nothing short of a miracle.

Thank Flower141
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

A gorgeous church! Not far outside Omaha, and just a beautiful setting. Worth the drive - bonus if you are Catholic! I'm not Catholic, but I guess their weekly mass is Saturday. Closes early (5?), so plan it after a day at the Safari Zoo.

Thank wow8kids
Reviewed 8 August 2016

If you're passing by Gretna, Nebraska on Interstate 80, do yourself a favor and stop in to this oasis of peace. No matter your faith, or lack thereof, you'll find something to appreciate here, even if it's just the architecture, the beauty of the natural...More

1  Thank Tim D
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This shrine can be seen from the freeway, but it's worth stopping to see up close. There's a beautiful garden pathway from the parking lot. We saw it at dusk, which made for some really beautiful pictures.

Thank Chaaluna
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jan b
Can you rent the facility for a wedding
21 February 2015|
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Response from Historyteachertrav | Reviewed this property |
The Shrine can be rented for some purposes such as meetings, but not for weddings.