Blessing of new Jesus statue set for May 19


The blessing of the new Jesus statue will be held Saturday, May 19, at Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics.

The blessing of the new Jesus statue will be held Saturday, May 19, at Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics.


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MARIA STEIN– The Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics will host a blessing of the new Jesus statue on Saturday, May 19, 2018. The blessing will take place immediately following the 10 a.m. Saturday morning mass and will be celebrated by the Rev. Jim Dugal.

The original bronze statue of Jesus was made possible by artist Alan Cottrill and donors Ron and Carolyn Garman. The Shrine is a special place to the Garmans and they wanted to gift the Jesus statue to the Shrine in Honor of their parents.

The Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics provides faith nourishment and spiritual renewal through opportunities for prayer and pilgrimage and inspiration from the lives of the saints. People from around the world visit the shrine to explore and enjoy this environment rich in holiness and history.

The Shrine is located at 2291 St. John’s Road in Maria Stein. For more event information, visit www.mariasteinshrine.org.

The blessing of the new Jesus statue will be held Saturday, May 19, at Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2018/05/web1_BlessingJesus.jpgThe blessing of the new Jesus statue will be held Saturday, May 19, at Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics. Courtesy photo

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