Category Archives: Museum

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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Casket of St. Thomas Becket on Display at Museum of Somerset Through April 2016

A casket that once held the relics of Saint Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, is on display at the Museum of Somerset in Tauton, England, until April 2, 2016.  It is on loan from the Victoria and Albert Museum in … Continue reading

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Museum & Shrine of St. Marianne Cope Offers Opportunity to Learn About Her Life and Venerate Her Relics

Today is the feast day of St. Marianne Cope, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis, who devoted her life to caring for others.  She lived in New York and led a small group of women to purchase a … Continue reading

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Visit Site Where Blessed Junipero Serra Spent Final Years of His Life at Mission of San Carlos Borromeo in California

Founded by Padre Junipero Serra in 1771 the Mission of San Carlos Borromeo  in Carmel, California, was elevated to the status of minor Basilica by Pope John XXIII in 1960. It is a registered National Historic Landmark and one of … Continue reading

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Largest Collection of Relics & Memorabilia of St. Therese Outside of Lisieux, France is in Illinois

The National Shrine of St. Therese in Darien, Illinois includes a chapel and a museum that has the largest collection of St. Therese relics and memorabilia outside of Lisieux, France. The collection includes relics, an original oil painting of her done … Continue reading

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Shrine & Museum of Blessed Marianne Cope

The Shrine & Museum of Blesed Marianne Cope in Syracuse, NY, is dedicate to the cause of the canonization of Blessed Sister Marianne Cope.   In 2005, she was declared Blessed by Pope Benedict XVI for her heroic works of charity. In 1883 she moved from … Continue reading

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Jubilee Museum & Catholic Cultural Center, Columbus, Ohio

In 1998, Father Kevin Lutz established the Jubilee Museum to preserve items related to the Catholic faith. The museum’s collection includes altars, Papal treasures, framed antiphonies, a collection of crucifixes including one that is life sized and over 200 years … Continue reading

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