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Sacred arm of St. Jude to make 3 stops at Columbus-area Catholic churches

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The arm of St. Jude Thaddeus, a sacred relic of the Roman Catholic Church, is coming to three Columbus-area churches as part of a 100-stop pilgrimage in the United States.

One of the 12 apostles of Jesus, Jude is the patron saint of hopeless causes and nicknamed “The Apostle of the Impossible.” St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis is among the many landmarks named for him.

The relic, which the Vatican says is an actual bone fragment from the martyred saint’s arm, will begin its journey through the area on Oct. 30 at St. Paul the Apostle Church, 313 N. State St., Westerville, then visit the St. Thomas More Newman Center at Ohio State University, 64 W. Lane Ave. on Oct. 31, ending at Church of the Resurrection, 6300 E. Dublin-Granville Road, New Albany, on Nov. 1.

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