Our Lady of Victory Basilica is a national shrine and Roman Catholic parish located in Lackawanna, New York. Due to the ecclesiastical architecture of the basilica and the multiple charities of founder Father Nelson Baker, the shrine is a popular pilgrimage and visitor destination in Lackawanna.
The engraving on top of the front entrance bearing the name of Our Lady of Victory.
A sign describing the basilica's place amongst Father Nelson Baker's several charitable institutions of Our Lady of Victory parish.
A sign welcoming visitors to Father Nelson Baker's Basilica and parish.
Statues [ edit ]
Close up of the statue of Father Nelson Baker with children on top of one of the colonnades that appears on the side exterior.
Close up of the 9 feet (2.7 m) tall, 1,600 pounds (730 kg) statue of Our Lady of Victory that presides over the main alter.
One of the 14 lifesize marble Stations of the Cross statues.
A close up of one of the 14 marble Stations of the Cross statues.
One of the five unique saints statue alters lining the rear wall behind the Main Alter.
One of the several statues of the Blessed Mother found inside the basilica.
Exterior [ edit ]
A side view of the Great Dome exterior.
A close up view of the Great Dome exterior.
Another close up view of the Great Dome exterior.
A front view of the basilica's twin towers.
Interior [ edit ]
A view of the artwork depicted on the interior of the Great Dome.
The giant murals depicted on the interior ceiling of the basilica.
The Grotto Shrine to Our Lady of Lourdes inside the basilica. The remains of Father Nelson Baker were placed in a
sarcophagus within the grotto on March 11, 1999.
The sarcophagus containing the remains of Father Nelson Baker within the grotto shrine.
One of the tabernacles inside the basilica.
Another one of the tabernacles inside the basilica.
Some of the pictures and memorabilia found in the Father Baker rooms in the basement.
A panning shot of the side and front exterior.
A pan down shot of the grotto shrine to Our Lady of Lourdes containing the sarcophagus that holds Father Nelson Baker's remains.
A pan down shot from the Great Dome to the main altar.
A circular pan shot showing the detail of the artwork and stained glass windows on the interior of the Great Dome.
A tracking shot of a few of the saint altars that line the rear wall behind the main alter.