Posted on June 06, 2018 08:58


Tables filled with the Sacred Relics of many saints, including a relic of the Veil of the Blessed Mother were in the gym at St. Mary Cathedral June 9.  Fr. Carlos Martins of the Companions of the Cross gave a presentation which began in church and then led everyone to see the relics in the gym.



Sacred Relics of the Saints

Saturday, June 9, 2018

The Cathedral of St. Mary of the Annunciation presents a teaching and exposition of Sacred Relics on Saturday June 9 at 6:45 pm (immediately following the 5:30 pm Mass).  Father Carlos Martins of the Companions of the Cross will be here with his very special ministry to teach about these holy objects.  He will bring with him over 150 relics, some as old as 2000 years.  Among the treasures will be relics of St. Maria Goretti, St. Therese of Lisieux (the “Little Flower"), St. Francis of Assisi, St. Anthony of Padua, St. Thomas Aquinas, and St. Faustina Kowalska.  In addition, there will also be present a portion of the veil of Our Lady, as well as one of the largest remaining pieces of the True Cross in the world.  Those in attendance will be able to examine and venerate each relic.  In the Church’s history many miracles and healings have been worked in the presence of relics, and many have been healed through this ministry.  Please do not miss this opportunity.  You are encouraged to bring your articles of devotion (such as rosaries, holy cards, etc.) and pictures of ill friends/family members which you will be able to touch to the reliquaries as a means of intercession.

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