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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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Casket of St. Thomas Becket on Display at Museum of Somerset Through April 2016

A casket that once held the relics of Saint Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, is on display at the Museum of Somerset in Tauton, England, until April 2, 2016.  It is on loan from the Victoria and Albert Museum in … 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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Jubilee Museum & Catholic Cultural Center, Columbus, Ohio

In 1998, Father Kevin Lutz established the Jubilee Museum to preserve items related to the Catholic faith. The museum’s collection includes altars, Papal treasures, framed antiphonies, a collection of crucifixes including one that is life sized and over 200 years … Continue reading

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More than 1000 Relics for Veneration at Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics

The Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics houses more 1,000 relics (95% of which are first class relics), the 2nd largest collection open for veneration in the United States. Father J.M. Gartner entrusted his collection of relics to the Sisters … 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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Archbishop Fulton Sheen Centre (Museum) in Texas

The Archbishop Fulton Sheen Centre is a museum dedicated to showcasing the life and works of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen. On display are items from his life, his TV show, and his ministry. They include original handwritten manuscripts, the Emmy he … Continue reading

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