Translation of the Relics of St. Dominic

Friday, May 24, 2019

We are shaped by our culture, and our culture is one that inherited a certain Protestant suspicion of relics, especially their veneration and use in worship. On top of that, as time went on, death itself became a more antiseptic affair. Bodies were embalmed or otherwise treated to avoid decomposition. Personally dealing with the body […]

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Blessing with the Relic of St. Jude

Friday, April 6, 2018

“We took up the bones, which are more valuable than precious stones and finer than refined gold, and laid them in a suitable place, where the Lord will permit us to gather ourselves together as we are able, in gladness and joy, and celebrate the birthday of his martyrdom.” -from the witnesses to the martyrdom […]

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