It’s rare to see a report like this in the secular media. But a local TV station in Michigan has given viewers a glimpse into the prayer life of local Catholics, who are finding solace and hope in a nearby grotto outside St. George Chaldean Catholic Church.

With churches closed, it’s the next best thing.

And it reminds us of the power and importance of these sacred places — outposts of faith that so many now take for granted, or just pass by. Attention must be paid. Today, they are a critically important lifeline.

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