I had the opportunity last Saturday to attend the pilgrimage of the heart of St. Jean-Baptiste-Marie Vianney, patron saint of priests, to St. John of Nepomuk Catholic Church in Yukon, Oklahoma. This occasion was momentous in itself, but also gave me an opportunity to delve into the question: Why relics? St. Jean Vianney The two-day … Continue reading The heart of a saint … Why relics?
A Day for All Christians Today is the 100th anniversary of the last apparition of Mary to three children of Fatima, Portugal. If you’re Roman Catholic or of the Anglo-Catholic tradition, I don’t need to tell you why today is special or what role St. Mary plays in guiding those in need to the love … Continue reading Our Lady of Fatima