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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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St. Sharbel (Charbel) Relic Tour Visits the East Coast February – May 2016

The relics of St. Sharbel (Charbel) have spent the last couple of months touring Maronite churches in the west coast.  In May the tour will move to the east coast and will include stops in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North … Continue reading

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The Relic of the Heart of St. Philip Neri Will Be Available for Veneration in Washington DC Jan 23-25

In honor of the 500th year anniversary of St. Philip Neri’s birth a significant relic of his heart will be available for veneration at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Washington, DC from January 23-25th.  There will be the … Continue reading

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The Rose of Our Lady of Guadalupe

I’m always looking for ways to integrate the Saints, Mary, and Jesus into our daily lives.  Our Lady of Guadalupe is a particular favorite in our home and in learning more about her in preparation for her feast day today, … Continue reading

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Celebrate Feast Day of Mother Elizabeth Seaton by visiting the Bascilica & Shrine dedicated to her

If you’re in the Emmitsburg, Maryland area today make a pilgrimage to the Basilica and National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in honor of her feast day.   Her relics are in entombed in a small copper basket in the Altar … 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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Take a Trip Down the Califonia Mission Trail

There are 21 missions that make up the California Historic Missions Trail that stretches from San Diego to Sonoma. The first mission was built in 1769 and the last mission was built in 1823. Most of the missions are still … Continue reading

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Exact Spot of Miracle & Apparition Preserved as Shrine of St. John Berchmans in Louisiana

In 1866, through the intercession of St. John Berchmans, a young novice of the Society of the Sarcred Heart, Mary Wilson was miraculously healed. St. John Berchmans appeared to Mary on her deathbed after her prayer for intercession and told … Continue reading

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National Shrine of Mother Seton

Mother Seton founded the Sisters of Chairty of St. Joseph, “the first new community for religious women to be established in the United States” Grounds include the Bascilica of the National Shrine of Elizabeth Ann Seton, the Stone House that … Continue reading

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Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs Called “Natures Own Reliquary” by Pope Pius XII

In the 1640’s Renee Goupil, Fr. Isaac Jogues, and John LaLande wre martyred by the Mohawk Indians. In 1885, Father Joseph Loyzance S.J., purchased the location of the Mohwak village of Osserneon, the site of their martyrdom and the birthplace … Continue reading

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