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First Class Relic of Mother Teresa Visiting 2 Parishes in Chicago Through August 3, 2016

A drop of Blessed Mother Teresa’s blood that is permanently housed at the Missionary of Charity convent in Pilsen is visiting 2 parishes in Chicago. The relic is currently at St. Bride Catholic Church in the South Shore area and will … 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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Forearm Relic of St. Jude Visiting Simi Valley

The forearm of St. Jude, reported to be the largest relic of an Apostle outside of Rome will be visiting St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Simi Valley, California January 11-13, 2016.  There will be a healing Mass each … Continue reading

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Venerate Relic of St. Peregrine at Assumption Catholic Church in Chicago

I was in downtown Chicago on business this week and only had a small window of free time.  I looked up the closest Catholic Church in walking distance to my hotel and found that Assumption Catholic Church was only a … Continue reading

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A Little Chapel in Chicago

I was in Chicago this week and stumbled on a Catholic bookstore. It was cold & rainy there and I couldn’t get to one of the churches. I went in to the bookstore and while I was looking around I … Continue reading

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1500 Relics for Public Veneration at National Shine of Our Lady of the Snows in Chicago, Illinois

The 200 acre outdoor National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows in Chicago, Illinois is the largest in the country. It has an ampitheater, several gardens, an outdoor way of the cross, a rosary court and a relic chapel … Continue reading

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Largest First Class Relic of St. Jude in North America is in Chicago, Illinois

Dominican National Shrine of St. Jude Chicago, IL The Dominican National Shrine of St. Jude was opened in 1929 within St. Pius V Parish and is home to the arm of St. Jude, reported the largest relic of an apostle … Continue reading

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