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Friday 9 October 2009

22 Unforgettable Hours

Some comments from among the 6,200 pilgims who came to pray before St Thérèse's relics:

"I have never experienced such a welcome."

"It was like being in heaven"

"It was so wonderful to see thousands of people wanting to be the best they can."

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Bishop Philip Boyce O.C.D. gives Benediction at the closing service:

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Emotions were powerful as the relics went on to their next destination:

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