St. Jude gifts relic of namesake apostle to Midtown cathedral

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 22, 2024 12:07 PM CT | Published: June 22, 2024 4:00 AM CT

At some point — no one really knows when — the saint’s relic made its way to Memphis as a donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and has been in storage on its campus for 62 years. 


St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Father Robert Szczechura faith Danny Thomas
Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki has spent the better part of two decades writing about Memphis. A former digital journalist for WMC Action News 5 and staff reporter for Memphis Daily News, her work has also appeared in The Commercial Appeal, High Ground News, I Love Memphis, Inside Memphis Business, The Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent, Memphis Magazine and Tri-State Defender. 


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