Tag: Reliquary

Pope wanted apostles’ relics united to encourage Christian unity

Pope wanted apostles’ relics united to encourage Christian unity

| Carol Glatz | September 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis said giving fragments of St. Peter’s bones to the head of the Church founded by Peter’s brother, St. Andrew, was meant to be a reminder and encouragement of the journey toward Christian unity.

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Fire chaplain helped save religious artifacts from burning cathedral

Fire chaplain helped save religious artifacts from burning cathedral

| April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

A hero emerging from the Notre Dame Cathedral fire April 15 is Father Jean-Marc Fournier, chaplain of the Paris Fire Brigade, who is credited with saving a reliquary containing the crown of thorns and the Blessed Sacrament from the burning cathedral.

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The importance of Holy Relics

The importance of Holy Relics

| May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

– Why do Catholics venerate relics?
– Authenticating and protecting relics: The new Vatican instruction
– Two U.S. Catholic sites hold vast collections of relics

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Authenticating and protecting relics: The new Vatican instruction

Authenticating and protecting relics: The new Vatican instruction

| Mike Nelson | May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

The significance of relics in the church is well crystallized by the Gospel story of the woman desperate to stop her bleeding who approached Jesus, believing, “If only I can touch his cloak, I shall be cured” (Mt 9:20-22).

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King’s reliquary inspires Rose Ensemble’s concert series

King’s reliquary inspires Rose Ensemble’s concert series

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 13th-century French king who would become a saint went to great lengths to acquire relics from Christ’s life and Passion, including the towel Jesus used to wash his disciples’ feet, pieces of the cross from his crucifixion and his crown of thorns.

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