An Encounter with the Forearm of St. Francis Xavier

Posted February 1, 2018 4:45 pm by Patrick Malone

An Encounter with the Forearm of St. Francis Xavier

This past January, thanks to the collaboration of Catholic Christian Outreach (CCO) and the Jesuits, the forearm of St. Francis Xavier came to my city, as part of a tour across Canada. As Angèle Regnier, the co-founder of CCO, said, “it’s the arm that he would have used to baptize and heal and, you know, done amazing things with.”
I managed to see the relic twice. The first time, I was able to get a good look at the forearm and take in all of its features. The second time, I went with some friends to the cathedral, joining thousands of other

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