Amazing Spiral Staircase of Loretto Chapel


In the center of Santa Fe, New Mexico, there is a small chapel with a big miracle. Loretto Chapel was completed in 1878, without access to the choir loft. According to legend, after the sister of the chapel made a prayer to the patron saint of carpenters, St. Joseph, a mysterious carpenter came with a solution and built a spiral staircase with the simplest tools he had, and without nails. And after the staircase was completed, he disappeared without taking any reward. The staircase has two 360-degree turn and is still standing. Was the carpenter St. Joseph himself?


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