St. Clare of Assisi relic in Clifton

A first class relic of St. Clare of Assisi will be on display at St. Clare of Assisi Church in Clifton during a special feast day Mass Aug.11 at 7:30 p.m. Father Thomas J. Lehning, pastor of St. Clare, will celebrate  the Mass. A reception will be held afterward.

The relic was donated by Father Joseph D. Bergida, parochial vicar of St. Andrew the Apostle Church in Clifton. Parishioners Gen. Art and Elsa Blades designed and donated the display case, which contains the relic, the certificate of authenticity and St. Clare prayer cards. 

 

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