A first-class relic of Saint Anthony of Padua is on its way to Trumbull. In the Catholic Church, first-class relics are physical remains of saints. The relic will be at St. Theresa Church June 9. Masses will be at noon and 5:30 p.m. and veneration of the relic will be all afternoon between the masses.
Friar Alessandro Ratti will travel from the Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua, in Italy to the Tri-State area in honor of St. Anthony’s feast day on June 13. The relic consists of layers of skin Anthony’s cheek.