Author Archives: J. C.

Incorrupt Heart Relic of St. John Vianney Visiting the United States

The incorrupt heart of St. John Vianney will be at St. Mary’s Church in Greenwich, CT from May 3-5, 2016.  The relic is normally kept with the incorrupt body of St. John Vianney at the Shrine of St. John Vianney … Continue reading

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International Pilgrim Virgin Statue US Tour for Peace

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Marian Apparitions at Fatima, the world-famous International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Fatima has embarked on a 21 month pilgrimage called the “US Tour for Peace” across the United States.  The statue will be … Continue reading

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Relic of Padre Pio Available for Public Veneration in Sarasota, Florida

One of the reasons I started this site is because I kept accidentally learning about Catholic treasures that were seemingly hidden away in churches, unbeknownst to most. Usually there are no mention of them on the church or the diocesan websites … Continue reading

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Morning Offering Written by St. Therese

I came across this morning offering written by St. Therese and I absolutely love it.  Since my visit to the National Shrine and Museum of St. Therese in Darien, IL (you can read more about my visit here), I’ve been spending … Continue reading

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Largest Collection of Relics & Artifacts of St. Therese Outside of France

I made a brief stop over in Chicago and wanted to visit the National Shrine of St. Therese in Darien, IL.  It was around 2 pm and when I called to make sure they were open (I always recommend calling … Continue reading

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Jubilee Pilgrimage of Our Mother of Perpetual Help Icon

In celebration of the 150 years of the Redemptorist devotion to the icon of Our Lady Perpetual Help a Jubilee Pilgrimage is underway with a copy of the icon to visit all 26 Cathedrals in Ireland. The original icon Icon … Continue reading

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Mother Teresa Exhibit

An exhibit about the life of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, who will be canonized as a Saint in September, opened at the Oxford Oratory in the UK.  The exhibit includes letters written by Mother Teresa, her habit and sari, her Nobel … Continue reading

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Additional Plenary Indulgence Available in Honor of the 800th Anniversary of the Founding of the Order of Preachers

In additional to the indulgence that the faithful can get once per day for going through a holy door of mercy, Pope Francis has also extended the opportunity go gain a plenary indulgence to those who make a pilgrimage to … Continue reading

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Relics of St. Anthony on Tour in the Philippines

Two relics of St. Anthony of Padua will be available for Veneration at several parishes in the Philippines in April.  One of the relics is a piece of his floating rib and is the same relic that Archbishop Jorge Bergoglio, now … Continue reading

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Holy Tunic of Jesus on Display For Limited Time

The Holy Tunic of Jesus Christ is on display at the Basilique cathedrale Saint-Denys in Argenteuil, France until April 10, 2016.  Also known as the Holy Robe, it is the seamless garment that Jesus wore during the Last Supper, the agony … Continue reading

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