‘Shroud of Turin’ presentations return in June

May 10, 2022

The Shroud of Turin is displayed at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Turin, Italy in 2015. A series of presentations will explore the shroud, which is believed by many to be the burial cloth of Jesus, at several parishes in June. (CNS photo)

HOUSTON — Nora Creech, who is pursuing a certificate in Shroud Studies from the Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum in Rome, Italy, will be hosting a series of free presentations titled “Seeking the Face of Christ: How the Shroud of Turin Reveals God’s Love” at several locations in the Archdiocese in June.

The purpose of these presentations is to tell the story of the Shroud and to share the pastoral implications of its message while also informing them of a planned permanent exhibit at the National Museum of Funeral History in Houston.

Presentations will be held on these dates:

  • June 7, from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. Cecilia Catholic Church (11720 Joan of Arc, Houston);
  • June 8, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Church (7810 Cypresswood Dr., Spring);
  • June 9, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart - Cathedral Centre (1701 San Jacinto, Houston);
  • June 11, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Faustina Catholic Church (28102 FM 1093, Fulshear);
  • and June 14, from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church (4918 Cochran St., Houston).