The Loretto Chapel in Santa Fe, New Mexico
The Loretto Chapel in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA is a former Roman Catholic church that is now used as a museum and wedding chapel. It is known for its unusual helix shapedspiral staircase (the "Miraculous Stair"), that may have been created by French carpenter Francois-Jean "Frenchy" Rochas, although the Sisters of Loretto and many other people credit St. Joseph with its construction.
It has been the subject of legend and rumor, and the circumstances surrounding itsconstruction and its builder are considered miraculous by the Sisters of Loretto and many visitors.
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