PHOTOS BY RAZIK TOMINA
St. Thomas the Apostle Chaldean Catholic Eparchy presented a teaching and exposition of Sacred Relics on Wednesday, May 22 at the Mother of God Cathedral. Fr. Carlos Martins of the Companions of the Cross presented a special Vatican collection of more than 150 relics, some as old as 2000 years. Among the treasures were relics of St. Maria Goretti, St. Therese of Lisieux (the “Little Flower”), St. Francis of Assisi, St. Anthony of Padua, St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Faustina Kowalska, and a portion of the veil of Our Lady, as well as one of the largest remaining pieces of the True Cross in the world.