Churches to host Sacred Relics of the Saints

The following parishes will present a teaching and exposition of Sacred Relics in January:

Jan. 18: St. Michael Van Buren. 6 p.m.
Jan. 19: Immaculate Conception Fort Smith, 1 p.m.
Jan. 21: St. John Church Russellville, 6 p.m.
Jan. 22: St. Joseph School & Church Conway (school 10:15 a.m.) and Church, 6 p.m.
Jan. 23: Blessed Sacrament Church Jonesboro, 7 p.m.
Jan. 24: St. Agnes Mena, 6 p.m.
Jan. 25: Immaculate Conception Church Poteau, 6 p.m.

Father Carlos Martins of the Companions of the Cross will be in attendance Jan. 18 with a special Vatican collection of more than 150 relics, some as old as 2,000 years. Attendees are encouraged to bring articles of devotion (such as rosaries or holy cards) and pictures of ill friends/family members.  

For information, call St. Michael Church office at (479) 471-1211.

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