Largest Collection of Relics at St. Anthony’s Chapel in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania

St. Anthony’s Chapel has the largest collection of relics for public veneration with over 5000 relics housed in the Shrine of Saints. (The Vatican has the largest private collection of relics.) The collection was amassed by Father Suitbert Mollinger who is also responsible for the construction of the shrine. The chapel also houses the Father Mollinger museum.

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2 Responses to Largest Collection of Relics at St. Anthony’s Chapel in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania

  1. Tina Lucido says:

    Please explain why Catholics venerate parts of a saints body!

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