Monstrance fished from reservoir centerpiece of new adoration chapel

A man fishing at the Loch Raven Reservoir some two decades ago was convinced he had snagged a big fish.

A new adoration chapel in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore, dedicated to be used in a special way to pray for vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life, holds a monstrance that was fished from the Loch Raven Reservoir. (Special to the Review | Catholic Review)

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