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Sacred Relics of the Saints exposition at Holy Cross

 

Tena Gibson

Relics of Saints and Blesseds were on display at the Treasures of the Church Exposition in the Holy Cross Parish Hall on Saturday, May 22.

Holy Cross Parish hosted a teaching and exposition of Sacred Relics on Saturday, May 22.

Father Carlos Martins of the Companions of the Cross works with the Vatican to present more than 150 relics, some as old as 2000 years.

Father Martins, who converted 25 years ago from being an atheist, said a relic could have the power to change your life. He said "God is a perfect gentleman," entering the heart where invited.

He told examples of people who were healed by the touch of a relic.

There are three levels of relics, Fr. Martins said. The first contains part of a saint, the second conta...



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