Monday, May 02, 2011

Franciscan Sisters giving diocese Blessed Marianne relic

...The Sisters of St. Francis are giving the relic to the diocese at the request of Bishop Larry Silva.

The relic is being transported in a carved and polished mahogany reliquary the size of a small shoebox rounded at both ends. In the cathedral, the reliquary will be placed in a case similar to the seven-foot-high koa and glass cabinet to the right of the sanctuary that houses a relic of St. Damien. Blessed Marianne’s relic will be placed to the left of the sanctuary opposite Damien’s...

The Hawaii Catholic Herald article can be read in its entirety here.

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