Schoolchildren who came to venerate relics in Birmingham are told that smiling makes a difference
The tour, which starts in Glasgow, fulfils the saint’s wish to visit Britain
Bishop Davies says: ‘Without priests we would not have the Lord’
Relic arrived at Manchester Airport earlier today
Bishop Mark Davies explains why he asked for the relic of the heart of the Curé d’Ars to visit England
Next summer, the incorrupt heart of the Curé d’Ars will be visiting the diocese of Shrewsbury; but why only Shrewsbury?
Surely priests (and seminarians) from other dioceses should be spending time with their patron saint? Not to mention the rest of us
The heart of the patron saint of priests, St John Vianney, will be venerated in the Diocese of Shrewsbury next summer
Ten years ago in Naples on the feast of St Januarius I prayed as I had never done before
Is the ‘spiritual and emotive’ power of relics more important than their authenticity?
Treasures of Heaven opens today at the British Museum