Relic of St. Camillus, patron of the sick, arrives in PH

Posted at Feb 19 2013 04:04 PM | Updated as of Feb 20 2013 12:04 AM

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The hear relic of St. Camillus de Lellis, the patron of the sick, doctors, nurses and medical workers, is in the Philippines for a series of healing masses.

The relic arrived in the Philippines on Monday and is expected to be toured in various churches in the country.

The relic will be in the country until March 11 before being flown to Rome, Italy.

The church will commemorate the saint's 400th death anniversary in 2014.

- Umagang Kay Ganda, 19 February 2013