You will not believe the old world artistry in this structure. The nuns give free tours, and the history is fantastic.
This tour of the chapel and convent is wonderful. The story of the history behind the building of this convent and church is wonderful. The chapel is amazing. I went to Viterbo College, and have taken this tour many times. I love that chapel. If ever you could believe to hear angels sing, it would be in there.
The sisters at the convent are amazing in their lives and actions for others. The Maria Angelorum Chapel, besides being beautiful, has many nuggets presented in the tour--an incredible number of angel paintings/statues, to the marble that was shipped across the ocean at no cost as it was used as a balance on the ship in past times. The chapel... More
This ornately decorated church is a gem in more ways than one; it can be seen on a tour from one of the sisters. The feeling there is welcoming and warm, enhanced by knowing that 27/7/365 since the late 1800's a Sister of their order has been at prayer.
My family and I went for a ride one rainy Sunday and decided to take a tour of St Rose of Viterbo Church. A very nice and informational sister came and gave us a tour of the grounds and church. She showed us all the beautiful statues and explained the different areas. They only give tours for a few hours... More
One of the most exquisite chapels (attached to the St. Rose Convent of Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration) I have ever seen in the US or in Europe. Over 100 windows of Bavarian stained glass shine luminously on all sides of the chapel. A gorgeous pipe organ adds to the wow effect. What appears to be marble, forming the columns... More
The architecture and frescos in this building make it a must see for residents of La Crosse. We have a gem in out town. I definetyl recommend this to those visiting our area...you will be impressed.
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