Category Archives: Pennsylvania

Fortnight for Freedom St. Thomas More & John Fisher Relic Tour

As part of the Fortnight for Freedom the relics of St. Thomas More and St. John Fisher are on tour as “Witnesses to Freedom.”  Also, known as the “Strength of Saints” tour, there are stop scheduled in several Dioceses in … Continue reading

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Padre Pio Relics Touring U.S. & You Can Bring Them to Your Parish

The relics of Padre Pio, are currently touring the United States, accompanied by Fra. Gianmaria DiGiorgio, a pupil of Padre Pio who worked with him as a seminarian.  There are several first class relics of Padre Pio that will be available … Continue reading

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Shrine of St. Katherine Drexel in Philadelphia Closing in 2017

It is with sadness that I share the news that the Shrine of St. Katherine Drexel, located on the grounds of the Motherhouse of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, will be closing in 2017.  According to the press release, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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