Our Lady of the Parkway

Most of the content in Pittsburgh City Paper is a bit raw, but this article is interesting and respectful.

Mass Transit

My office looks out over I-376 to the hill next to Bates Street. During the winter, I noticed wooden crosses and a white sculpture that looked like the Virgin Mary on the hillside. What is it?

Question submitted by: Vivienne Marshall, Glenshaw


You are not the first to have a vision of the Virgin Mary on that spot, though in its long history of religious visionaries, you may be among the few to identify a two-foot-tall statue from across a six-lane highway.