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Perhaps a little off topic, but…

I have a rosary from the Vatican. The emblem directly above the Crux has a relic from a saint sealed inside it. I believe it is simply a piece of her clothes. Unfortunately I only discovered the rosary a week ago. It’s my mother’s and she told me the name of the saint, but I have forgotten <img loading=” title=”Smile” />

As such the relic holds no value to me. Perhaps if I knew more of the person’s life I could make a better connection while praying the rosary.

So I would agree that the importance/power of a relic is relative to how you relate to the person it remembers.

In Christ,

jay