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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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Visit Site Where Blessed Junipero Serra Spent Final Years of His Life at Mission of San Carlos Borromeo in California

Founded by Padre Junipero Serra in 1771 the Mission of San Carlos Borromeo  in Carmel, California, was elevated to the status of minor Basilica by Pope John XXIII in 1960. It is a registered National Historic Landmark and one of … 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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Partially Incorrupt Body of Saint Mother Cabrini Enshrined at Mother Cabrini High School Chapel

Mother Cabrini was born in Italy and sent to the United States in 1889 by Pope Leo XIII. She founded many schools, hospitals, convents and orphanages and became the first American citizen to be canonized in 1946. Her body was … Continue reading

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Shrine & Museum of Blessed Marianne Cope

The Shrine & Museum of Blesed Marianne Cope in Syracuse, NY, is dedicate to the cause of the canonization of Blessed Sister Marianne Cope.   In 2005, she was declared Blessed by Pope Benedict XVI for her heroic works of charity. In 1883 she moved from … Continue reading

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