Sixty-one years ago today (the 19th fell on a Saturday in 1959, too) dozens of clergy, multitudes of Missionary Sisters, a judge, the captain of the 34th Precinct, and various others including “an author of Marian plays and filmstrips” gathered for the consecration of the main altar of the brand-new…

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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