Saint Jean Vianney Relic Pilgrimage

Saint Jean Vianney Relic Tour

Knights of Columbus holding nationwide tour of Curé of Ars Heart

The Shrine of Ars, France, has entrusted to the Knights of Columbus the major relic of St. Jean Vianney’s incorrupt heart for a national tour in the U.S., from November 2018 through early June 2019.

The Knights of Columbus welcomes this special opportunity to offer for veneration a major relic of the patron of parish priests, whose holiness and integrity is a model for clergy and laity alike.

Please find below the pilgrimage’s schedule and resources for the pilgrimage. The schedule will be updated as new locations are added. Please return to this website for schedule details, which will be added as they become available.

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City, State Location Date(s)

Baltimore, MD

St. Mary’s Spiritual Center & Historic Site

11/10/2018 to 11/11/2018

New Haven, CT

St. Mary’s Church

11/18/2018 to 11/19/2018

New Haven, CT

Knights of Columbus Museum

11/19/2018 to 11/25/2018

Hartford, CT

St. Joseph Cathedral


Baltimore, MD

Archdiocese of Baltimore

1/7/2019 to 1/13/2019

In between public events, the relic will be traveling to seminaries, religious houses, and other locations for private veneration.