Thursday, September 17, 2009

• Big turnout as St Thérèse roadshow reaches Britain
• Relics will tour cathedrals, convents and even a jail

St Therese of Lisieux relics on tour

A casket containing the relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux as it arrives ahead of a month long tour. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA

Many could not resist touching the glass, getting as close as they possibly could to the holiness they believed lay just millimetres more...