“Cures more wonderful than your own will take place on this spot.”
Welcome to the Rhoda Wise House and Grotto.
We are owned by Rhoda Wise Shrine, Inc., a 501c3 nonprofit corporation organized to preserve the legacy of Rhoda Wise, mystic and stigmatic.
May these pages strengthen your faith in the profound love to be found in the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ for each one of us.
Our Mission Statement:
To participate in the New Evangelization of the Catholic Church by promoting and preserving the legacy of the mystic and stigmatic, Rhoda Wise, with particular attention to her devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, St. Therese, the Little Flower, and the Holy Rosary.
The Informal Preliminary Investigation has ended!
See the News Page for the update from the Diocese!
“You want to know about the grotto. It must be built. I tell you again. It will be the beginning of
wonderful things that will happen."
During my long stay in the hospital, I, a Protestant, became interested in the Rosary and had one of the Sisters teach me how to say it. Soon after, I learned about St. Theresa, the Little Flower of Jesus, and became greatly devoted to her, making one novena after another to her. I then felt myself drawn to the Catholic Church and after being instructed by Monsignor Habig, the pastor of St. Peter’s Church, I was received into the church by him on January 1st, 1939.
Stories of Healing
I was part of a group that visited the Rhoda Wise Home on Saturday, October 13, 2007. I came with a group organized by my sister-in-law. We both prayed there for our daughters who were in need of healing. That evening I went out on my deck and slipped because it was wet. I immediately […]> Read Full Story
My husband was diagnosed with Parkinson’s and Parkinson’s dementia. He was unresponsive for a year while I cared for him at home. In early February (2014) our television was on for every Fox 8 broadcast that told the story of Rhoda Wise and her house of miracles. On February 17, I visited the home with […]> Read Full Story
CANTON, Ohio Fox 8 News A local house and woman who lived there are being investigated by the Catholic Church. The process has begun to one day canonize Rhoda Wise as only the 4th American-born saint. Her house in Canton could become a church-sanctioned shrine. Fox 8 News Video> Read Full Story
“You will win many souls through your devotion to the Sacred Heart and the Little Flower.”- Our Lord Jesus to Rhoda on December 29, 1939