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News Release
Intruder Attacks Grotto Monastery - 02/28/24

At approximately 6 a.m. this morning, Feb. 28, an unidentified man broke into The Grotto Monastery, a private residence for the Servite Friars who minister at The Grotto.  The intruder vandalized several rooms, including the monastery chapel and several sacred items.  Police arrested the intruder shortly after. No one was hurt, but the damage is extensive.

About The Grotto: The Grotto is a 100-year-old Catholic sanctuary located in NE Portland. Occupying 54 acres of forest and gardens, The Grotto is open daily and welcomes people from -all around the world and from all walks of life.  It is a self-supporting nonprofit.

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