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The Beautiful Staircase Legend says it was built by St Joseph

The Beautiful Staircase Legend says it was built by St Joseph

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Did St. Joseph Build This Miraculous Chapel Staircase? Here's the Mysterious Legend

Here's a photo of the miraculous staircase:

Legend says that perhaps it was St. Joseph himself who built the answer to the Sisters' prayers.

Loretto Chapel staircase, Santa Fe

Loretto staircase

The Staircase has two complete 360 degree turns with no center pole for structural support. The entire weight of the staircase rests on the bottom stair.

Legend of the Miraculous Loretto Chapel Staircase

Miraculous Stairway of Loretto Chapel Santa Fe

The MIRACULOUS Staircase - Legend says it was built by St Joseph himself. LORETTO CHAPEL IN SANTA FE

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Here's a photo of the beautiful Chapel of Loretto:

Does a stairway at Santa Fe's Loretto Chapel miraculously stand despite having no discernable means of support?

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Loretto Chapel staircase, Santa Fe, NM. The "miracle" spiral without central support. A beautiful, little chapel attached to the Loretto Inn.

Completed in 1878, there was no way to access the choir loft twenty-two feet above. The Sisters of the Chapel prayed to St. Joseph. Legend has ...

New Mexico~ built in 1873 when the nuns ran out of money and couldn't afford to complete its creation. So, they prayed about it when suddenly a carpenter ...

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The staircase, which is around six meters high, takes two full turns over its

Amazing St. Joseph Staircase

The Loretto chapel Staircase

When the chapel was ready, builders were faced with an unexpected problem: they could

The Loretto Chapel in Santa Fe, New Mexico has become famous worldwide for it's 'miraculous' staircase; which legend says was constructed by St. Joseph the ...

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Carpenters were called in to address the problem, but they all concluded access to the loft would have to be via ladder as a staircase would interfere with ...

Loretto Chapel

According to the legend, it was on the ninth and final day of prayer that a stranger arrived at the Chapel looking for work. He brought with him a donkey ...

Experts consider miracle stairs in Santa Fe's Loretto Chapel

Mysterious spiral staircase of Loretto Chapel in New Mexico

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Miraculous Staircase (built without nails, dowels, or any visible support) in Loretto Chapel, Santa Fe, NM

Loretto Chapel staircase

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An anonymous carpenter is said to have fashioned the steps in 1878, using only wooden pegs. Legend says that St. Joseph, the patron saint of carpenters, ...

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Chapel staircase.

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... the stranger-turned-carpenter disappeared. His identity was never known. Legend says that perhaps it was St. Joseph himself who built the answer to the ...

The Loretto Chapel in Santa Fe, New Mexico, has a spiral staircase inside that could very well have you stumped: it makes two complete turns without any ...

Loretto Chapel staircase builder

Can you imagine climbing a 22 foot ladder wearing a nun's habit? Surely the Sisters couldn't either, as they were simply unwilling to accept a ladder as the ...

Loretto Chapel staircase in Sante Fe

Look at the detail underneath, how that wood curves around. And this was done with a bunch of hand tools out in the desert on site? WTF?

An anonymous carpenter is said to have fashioned the steps in 1878, using only wooden pegs. Legend says that St. Joseph, the patron saint of carpenters, ...

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Photo of Loretto Chapel - Santa Fe, NM, United States

The Sisters of Loretto concluded that the master carpenter must have been St. Joseph himself.

Loretoo Chapel stair simulation

According to legend, the Sisters of the Chapel made a novena to St. Joseph ( the patron saint of carpenters) by praying for nine days. On the last day, ...

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Spiral Staircase at

Spiral Staircase

Christmas season upon Christmas season has been celebrated in the presence of the beautiful staircase. Unlike the unidentified carpenter in the legend, ...

Photo of Loretto Chapel - Santa Fe, NM, United States

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An anonymous carpenter is said to have fashioned the steps in 1878, using only wooden pegs. Legend says that St. Joseph, the patron saint of carpenters, ...

He had done it in a very small space, making two complete 360 turns with mysteriously perfect (how did he do it with the tools he had?) curves, ...

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Inside the Gothic structure is the staircase referred to as miraculous, inexplicable, marvelous and is sometimes called St. Joseph's ...

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A conventional wooden staircase supported by stringers

An anonymous carpenter is said to have fashioned the steps in 1878, using only wooden pegs. Legend says that St. Joseph, the patron saint of carpenters, ...

By 1873, the Sisters were able to start the construction of a Chapel. Using the same French architect and builders as Saint Francis Cathedral Basilica, ...

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Constructed using only primitive tools, wooden pegs, and water, the stairway made of non-native ...

A mass at St Joseph's Church in 1976.

... famous for its “miraculous” staircase; a mysterious carpenter built it and disappeared before seeking payment, so legend holds that he was St. Joseph .

An anonymous carpenter is said to have fashioned the steps in 1878, using only wooden pegs. Legend says that St. Joseph, the patron saint of carpenters, ...

Loretto Chapel entrance

... famous for its “miraculous” staircase; a mysterious carpenter built it and disappeared before seeking payment, so legend holds that he was St. Joseph .

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The Loretto Chapel Staircase Miracle

An anonymous carpenter is said to have fashioned the steps in 1878, using only wooden pegs. Legend says that St. Joseph, the patron saint of carpenters, ...

Regardless, the carpenter in the article does say that the staircase is something to admire, particularly because it was built during a time period with ...

Photo of Loretto Chapel - Santa Fe, NM, United States. This is the

Loretto Chapel Choir Loft

But a staircase of this design can indeed support itself and a reasonable sized human. It doesn't need to bear loads over maybe 250 pounds in any one spot ...

As the story goes, Loretto Chapel was built with no access to the choir loft located 22 feet above. Upon consulting with local carpenters, the Sisters of ...

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Loretto Academy in 1904, including the chapel at center

Although the Academy closed in 1968, and the chapel is no longer consecrated by the Catholic church, Loretto Chapel remains open to the public as a private ...

Loretto Chapel Staircase - Santa Fe, NM

St. Joseph Apache Mission; Mescalero

Well, amazing as is the story of the windows, it pales in comparison to the legend of the Miraculous Staircase.

Pre-Vatican II Confessional & staircase - Loretto Chapel