In the end, the visit of the relics of St Thérèse to York Minster was almost unbearably moving. I talk as one who went on the Friday morning and listened to the service for schoolchildren and witnessed the procession of the relics down the nave to the great West Door followed by hundreds of children [...]
Just before 2pm on 2nd October, loud applause from the long queue unable to get into the Cathedral greeted the arrival with police outriders of the vehicle carrying the relics of St Therese. The Cathedral bells also sounded their welcome as Bishop Terence blessed the casket and with the Canons of the Chapter led the [...]
I would like to take this opportunity to thank everybody involved in the visit of the relics of St Therese to the Cathedral. It was truly a wonderful opportunity of grace for us all. Firstly, my thanks to Fr Gerard Robinson and his team for outstanding organisation.
Thanks, also, to the Knights and Brancadiers, the [...]
following the visit of the relics of St Thérèse
We thank you for the visit of the relics of St Therese to our country.
We ask you to draw us more deeply into your love
And to fill us with confidence in your mercy.
Help us to become, like St Therese, love at the heart of the Church.
Following the wonderful visit of the relics of St Thérèse to England and Wales, the saint’s relics have now been returned to Lisieux.
The Catholic Church of England and Wales have a Flickr photostream for pictures taken during the visit. Click here to see the photostream.
Photo courtesy of catholicrelics.co.uk
Lars Karlsson of York has very kindly posted a set of photos taken in York Minster of the visit of the relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux.
Click here to see the photos.
Many thanks to Lars.
[ Friday October 2, 2009 2:00 pm to Saturday October 3, 2009 12:00 pm. ] St Mary’s Cathedral in Middlesbrough will remain open continuously during the period of the visit of the relics of St Thérèse.
The safety of pilgrims is of the utmost importance to the Diocese of Middlesbrough.
The relics of St Thérèse
Members of the Knights of St Columba will have the honour of carrying the relics of St [...]
The visit of the relics of St Thérèse to England and Wales is making the news across the world. The following are link to news sites.
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On the Radio
Monsignor Keith Baltrop, the National Organiser of the visit, talks to Vatican Radio
The Little [...]
God shows his approval of the veneration of relics by granting healings and other graces. This is especially the case with St. Thérèse, where miracles began happening at her tomb soon after her death, and have continued wherever her relics have travelled.
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