Category Archives: Saint

Relic of St. Thomas Becket Visiting London & Canterbury

For the first time in 800 years the relic of St. Thomas Becket normally kept in Eztergom, Hungary is returning to England in a week long tour of London & Canterbury.  Several dignitaries from Hungary will be accompanying the relics … 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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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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Strength of Saints Relic Tour of St. Thomas More & St. John Fisher in Minnesota for Fortnight for Freedom

First let me say that I LOVE the tagline for this relic tour.  One of the wonderful things about the Saints is that we have the opportunity to draw strength from them in our everyday lives and there is really a … 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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Capuchin Franciscan Relic Tour of St. Padre Pio & St. Leopold Mandic

Image from Vatican Jubilee website   Father John De La Riva of the National Shrine of St. Francis of Assisi, was commissioned by the Pope as a Missionary of Mercy and brought back first degree relics from Rome of St. … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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