Arrival and Tour of the Relics of Sts. Louis and Zelie Martin

The Relics of Sts. Louis and Zelie Martin, parents of St. Therese of the Child Jesus will visit the Archdiocese of Manila from February 5-7, 2017.

 

On February 5, at 9:30 a.m., the relics will be transferred from Coast Guard Head Quarters in Pier 15 Gate 1 to the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception (Manila Cathedral) in Intramuros. Manila.  

 

Fr. Genaro Diwa will preside the Opening Liturgy to be followed by the celebration of the Holy Eucharist.  At 4:00 p.m., the relics will be brought to the National Shrine of St. Michael and the Archangels Parish in San Miguel, Manila.

 

On February 6, the relics will be transferred to the Lay Formation Center (Layforce) in EDSA, Guadalupe, Makati City at 7:00 a.m.  At 2 p.m., it will be transferred to Santo Niño de Paz Chapel, Greenbelt Park, Ayala Center, Makati City.

 

On February 7, after the closing liturgy at 7:15 a.m., the relics will be transferred to the Diocese of Cubao from February 7-9, 2017. The relics will also be on display at Radio Veritas in Quezon City on February 10, 2016.

 

Upon arrival in Manila last January 2, 2017, the relics were welcomed with the celebration of the Holy Eucharist at 5 p.m. at the Shrine of St. Therese in Newport Boulevard barangay Villamor, Pasay City.  The relics are housed in a special reliquary donated by the people of Ireland for the Martin couple’s beatification last October 2008. It begun a two-month (January to February) pilgrimage to over 32 archdioceses and diocese including military camps in the country.

 

Archbishop Socrates Villegas, President, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines designated Most Rev. Leopoldo S. Tumulak, head of the Military Ordinariate of the Philippines to be the coordinating body for the relics’ pilgrimage all over the country.

 

With the theme of the visit, “Sharing the joy of love in the Filipino family,” Bishop Tumulak wishes the Filipino people to be open and receptive in welcoming the relics of Sts. Louis and Zelie Martin whose marriage and family life brought us the “greatest saint of modern times.”



Schedule of Visit

 

FEBRUARY 5
9:30 am – 10:00 am
Transfer from Coast Guard Head Quarters, Pier 15 Gate 1 to the Cathedral-Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, Intramuros

Opening Liturgy presided by Rev. Fr. Genaro O. Diwa

11:00 am – 12:00 nn
Opening Mass


12:00 nn – 4:00 pm
Veneration

 

4:00 pm     – 4:30 pm

Farewell liturgy

Transfer from Cathedral-Basilica of the Immaculate Conception to

National Shrine of St. Michael and the Archangels Parish, San Miguel               

 

5:00 pm

Welcome liturgy

 

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Mass

 

7:00 pm     onward

Overnight Veneration          

 

FEBRUARY 6

 

7:00 am – 7:45 am

Farewell liturgy

 

Transfer from National Shrine of St. Michael and the Archangels to Lay Formation Center, EDSA Guadalupe                                                                                               

 

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Welcome liturgy

 

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Veneration

 

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Farewell liturgy

 

2:00 pm – onwards

Transfer from Lay Formation Center to Santo Niño de Paz Chapel, Greenbelt Park, Ayala Center, Makati City

 

Overnight veneration

 




February 7

 

7:15 am – 8:15 am

Closing Liturgy

 

Transfer from Santo Niño de Paz Chapel to the Diocese of Cubao

 

 

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