Category Archives: New York

May & June 2016 Schedule For “Relics of the Passion” Tour

The Apostolate for Holy Relics is conducting a tour of Holy Relics of the Passion of Jesus Christ for the Jubilee Year of Mercy.  The program, called The Relics of the Passion, will include “a presentation on Divine Mercy as exemplified … Continue reading

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Relic Tour of St. Anthony of Padua in New York, New Jersey & Connecticut in June 2016

The relics of St. Anthony of Pauda will be in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut in June and will be accompanied by a Friar from the Messenger of St. Anthony in Padua.  One of the relics is a piece … 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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Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs Called “Natures Own Reliquary” by Pope Pius XII

In the 1640’s Renee Goupil, Fr. Isaac Jogues, and John LaLande wre martyred by the Mohawk Indians. In 1885, Father Joseph Loyzance S.J., purchased the location of the Mohwak village of Osserneon, the site of their martyrdom and the birthplace … Continue reading

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Ground Zero Catholic Memorial Honors All Who Died on 9/11

It is not widely known, but there is a Ground Zero Catholic Memorial at St. Joseph’s Chapel on the southwest side of the World Trade Center. “The Catholic Memorial at Ground Zero honors all who died in the terrorist attacks, … Continue reading

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Partially Incorrupt Body of Saint Mother Cabrini Enshrined at Mother Cabrini High School Chapel

Mother Cabrini was born in Italy and sent to the United States in 1889 by Pope Leo XIII. She founded many schools, hospitals, convents and orphanages and became the first American citizen to be canonized in 1946. Her body was … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Cathedral, New York

    St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York is the largest gothic-style cathedral in the United States. It contains several altars and side chapels and the Pieta is three times largerthan the Pieta in St. Peter’s, Rome. Previous Archbishops of … Continue reading

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