They're titanic and tiny. They're tucked between Boston buildings and in the boonies. One stands tall to welcome planes to Boston, and another is home to a rosary that could be the world's biggest.
They are New England's Roman Catholic shrines, places that dot the landscape, offering refuge to anyone seeking a place to rest, ruminate, or replenish the spirit. Here are some of the best known.
— by Paul E. Kandarian, Globe Correspondent
(John Tlumacki/Globe Staff, Essdras M Suarez/Globe Staff)