ROME — Glass cases with the relics of St. Therese of Lisieux and her parents, Blesseds Louis and Zelie Martin, will be displayed in the Basilica of St. Mary Major in Rome for the entirety of the synod on the family, which continues through Oct. 25.
Blesseds Louis and Zelie will both be canonized Oct. 18.
The relics will be available for veneration by the faithful from 7am to 7pm, the normal hours the basilica is open.
The relics of St. Therese will be displayed in the Borghese Chapel of the basilica before the Marian icon of the Salus Populi Romani. Through this devotion to Mary, Pope Francis has asked for her intercession for the fruits of the work of the synod and for all the families...READ MORE