Information about Relics
The Third Class Relics on these Medals are the same Third Class Relics you would
purchase if you traveled to the shrine of the saint and purchased Third
Class Relics there.
First Class Relics
- Actual part of a saint (a bone, a hair, a limb,
Second Class Relics - An item that the saint wore (a sock, a shirt, a
Third Class Relics - The Third Class Relics on this site fall into 2 categories. The
first category is a piece of cloth touched to a (first or second class) relic of
the saint. Second category: In cases where there is no known existing
relic of a saint, the cloth has been touched to the shrine of the saint.
It is prohibited by the Catholic Church to sell First
and Second Class Relics. When the Church prohibits the selling of
"Sacred Relics" it is referring to First and Second Class Relics. It is not referring to
Third Class Relics.
St. Kateri Tekakwitha Pewter Relic
St. Kateri Tekakwitha Relic Necklace
3rd Class Relic was touched to her tomb which is in Kahnawaki, near
Genuine Pewter Medal is 7/8" in height & comes with an 18"
"I've been searching for a necklace
with the piece of the relic on the back, a special Sister once prayed with
over my grand daughter as she was on life support, my grand daughter was
17 months old at the time.... Today she's a happy 3 and half year
Phillis Lucia, Hermantown, MN