Catholic Herald logo
Menu
The relics of Blessed Louis and Zélie Martin at the Cathedral Church of St Mary and St Boniface in Plymouth (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

The relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux’s parents are being taken on a week-long tour of England

The relics of Blessed Louis and Zélie Martin at the Cathedral Church of St Mary and St Boniface in Plymouth (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Blessed Zélie is an inspirational figure who raised five children, became a master of her trade and never allowed commerce to harden her heart

Blessed Louis and Zélie Martin

Rejoice in this saintly couple

Ahead of the October synod, the relics of Blessed Louis and Zélie Martin are visiting English dioceses. Many hope that their holy marriage will inspire Catholic families

Pope Francis venerates what are believed to be the relics of St Peter (Photo: CNS)

After the Mass Pope Francis handed out copies of his first apostolic exhortation

Pope Francis prays in Clementine Chapel, the place closest to the tomb of Peter (Photo: CNS)

The relics will be venerated to mark the end of the Year of Faith

Relics of St Anthony are venerated at a parish in Chicago earlier this year (Photo: CNS)

A reliquary containing some of the saint’s skin will tour Britain and Ireland in the autumn

The wax figure of St John Bosco, pictured in St Chad's Cathedral in Birmingham, contains relics from the saint's arm (Photo: Peter Jennings)

Schoolchildren who came to venerate relics in Birmingham are told that smiling makes a difference

The wax figure of Don Bosco contains the saint’s relics and is carried in a glass casket

The tour, which starts in Glasgow, fulfils the saint’s wish to visit Britain

The relic is carried into St Anthony's, Wythenshawe (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishop Davies says: ‘Without priests we would not have the Lord’

Bishop Bagnard, left, and Bishop Davies with the relic at Manchester Airport (Photo: Diocese of Salford)

Relic arrived at Manchester Airport earlier today