The incorrupt heart of St. Jean Vianney will be visiting St. Clare Catholic Church in Roseville. The Shrine of Ars, France, has made this major relic available for a national tour in the U.S.
The relic arrives at St. Clare on Friday, March 1st, with a welcome ceremony at 9:00 PM. There will be public veneration of the relic overnight from 9:30 PM until 8:00 AM.
On Saturday, March 2nd, at 8:30 AM, Bishop Jaime Soto will celebrate holy mass.
Public veneration of the relic continues after mass until its departure ceremony at 1:00 PM.
The Knights of Columbus is hosting this tour and welcomes this special opportunity to offer for veneration this relic of the patron of parish priests, whose holiness and integrity is a model for clergy and laity alike.
For more information about St. Jean Vianney and the relic tour, please visit www.kofc.org/vianney.