Body of St. Maria Goretti to Visit Cathedral Nov. 2, 2015. The major relics of St. Maria Goretti will be available for veneration at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Tyler on Nov. 2, 2015, Father Carlos Martins, CC, and Father Hank Lanik, rector of the Cathedral have announced. With some 40 other locations around the country, Tyler and Houston are the only locations chosen in Texas for the public veneration. The relics will be displayed for the faithful from 9 a.m. on Nov. 2 until 1 a.m. on Nov. 3. Bishop Joseph E. Strickland will celebrate Solemn Mass in honor of St. Maria at 7 p.m.
This is the first time that St. Maria’s body will travel to the United States. It is only the second time that she has left Italy.
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