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Heart Relic of St. John Berchmans Available for Veneration in Louisiana in December

For the first time in 395 years, the heart relic of St. John Berchmans will leave Belgium.  It’s destination is Louisiana to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the miracle that occurred at the Shrine at Berchmans Academy of the Sacred Heart in … Continue reading

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Shrine of St. Katherine Drexel in Philadelphia Closing in 2017

It is with sadness that I share the news that the Shrine of St. Katherine Drexel, located on the grounds of the Motherhouse of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, will be closing in 2017.  According to the press release, … Continue reading

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Capuchin Franciscan Relic Tour of St. Padre Pio & St. Leopold Mandic

Image from Vatican Jubilee website   Father John De La Riva of the National Shrine of St. Francis of Assisi, was commissioned by the Pope as a Missionary of Mercy and brought back first degree relics from Rome of St. … Continue reading

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Morning Offering Written by St. Therese

I came across this morning offering written by St. Therese and I absolutely love it.  Since my visit to the National Shrine and Museum of St. Therese in Darien, IL (you can read more about my visit here), I’ve been spending … 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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Largest Relic of St. Jude Outside of Rome & Relics of 7 Other Saints Visiting Indiana

Fr. Mike Ford, Director of The Dominican Shrine of St. Jude will be conducting a lecture on “Catholic Devotions and Relics” at the St. Thomas Aquinas Newman Center at Purdue University on February 17, 2016 in West Layfette, Indiana.  The … 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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Sites to visit for the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary

Today is the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary and the entire month of October is dedicated to her honor. Many shrines and holy sites have areas dedicated to the Rosary including Rosary ways, Rosary ponds, and Rosary courts. … Continue reading

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St. Clements Eucharistic Shrine in Boston, Massachussetts Offers Adoration 24/7

St. Clements in Boston, Massachussetts has been a Eucharistic Shrine since 1945 and in 2009 made Eucharistic adoration available 24/7. The church itself is a stone Gothic structure with detached towers and stained glass windows. Angels, copied from Fra Angelico, flank each … Continue reading

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Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche in St. Augustine, Florida, was Shrine to the Blessed Mother in the United States

   Founded in 1565 in St. Augustine, Florida, the Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche, the nursing Madonna, was built at the first Mission in America and was the first ever to be dedicated to the Blessed Mother in … Continue reading

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