Among the interesting items on display at the Shrine’s What is a Relic? exhibit is a small silver reliquary. It contains first-class relics of the saints Agatha, Lucy, Agnes, Cecilia, Barbara and Rosalie. You can stop by to venerate these whenever the Shrine is open. The authentification paper for this…

As home to the largest sacred relic in New York City, St. Frances Cabrini Shrine greets many devoted visitors who arrive with the intention of drawing closer to Mother Cabrini both physically and spiritually. We also greet Catholics who wander in not knowing much about Mother Cabrini. Many have never…

Why do Catholics venerate relics of saints? Is the practice superstitious, Biblical, or something else? A new exhibit at St. Frances Cabrini Shrine explores the fascinating role sacred relics have played in faith over the centuries. It examines the use of relics in the early church, delves into how the…

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