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First Class Relic of Pope St. John Paul II Tours Archdiocese of Portland in November

A first class relic of Pope St. John Paul II, a vial of his blood, will be touring several parishes in the Archdiocese of Portland, Oregon from November 8 to November 18, 2016. November 8-9, 2016 –St. Edward Catholic Church, … Continue reading

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First Class Relics & Exhibit at Saint John Paul II National Shrine

In addition to the National monuments  and the Basilica of the National Shrine of Immaculate Conception, Washington DC is the home of the Saint John Paul II National  Shrine.  Designated a National Shrine in 2014, the church is dedicated to … Continue reading

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Only first class relic of Blessed John Paul II on tour for public veneration in Mexico

The only first class relic of Blessed John Paul II, a vial of blood taken during his illness, will visit all of the dioceses in Mexico for public veneration through December of this year.  The sample of blood is the … Continue reading

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National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is Oldest Catholic Church in the United States

The Baltimore Basilica opened in 1821 and is the first and oldest Catholic Church in the United States. It is considered the Mother of Catholicism in America. In addition to being a church, the National Shrine of the Assumption of … Continue reading

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