|Indian River, Michigan is
home to The Cross In The Woods, a local landmark since 1954. The 55 foot
high crucifix was made of a single redwood tree. The 7 ton bronze
sculpture of Christ was created by Marshall M. Fredericks and added to
the cross in 1959. The sculpture measures an impressive 22 feet wide and
31 feet high.
Visitors of all faiths are welcome!
Every year, thousands of people visit The Cross In The Woods not only to view the world's largest crucifix, but also to attend outdoor Mass (weather permitting). There is also an All Faiths Gift Shoppe, numerous beautiful statues on the grounds, Stations of the Cross, and the world's largest Nun Doll Museum.
Mass Schedule: (year round)
Saturdays 4:30 pm
The Cross In The Woods Shrine is located at 7078 M-68 in Indian River (exit 310 off of I-75).
For more information, visit the official Cross In The Woods website
Photographs © Carrie Pieniozek
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