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 Bishop Michael G. Duca, left, assisted by Father Michael Moroney, pastor of St. Alphonsus Church in Greenwell Springs, blesses a relic of St. Alphonsus Liguori that was recently placed in the church’s altar on Jan. 12. St. Alphonsus Church has a long history with the of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, or Redemptorists, which St. Alphonsus founded, and obtained the relic with the assistance of Father Tat Hoang CSsR, pastor of St. Gerard Church in Baton Rouge. The Knights of Columbus #2807 also helped with the installation of the relic.  Photos by Debbie Shelley | The Catholic Commentator 


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Along with the relic of St. Alphonsus there are also relics of Sts. Datian and Victor.