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What is a third class relic?

A third class relic is an object, usually a small piece of cloth, that has been touched to a first class relic. A first class relic is a body part - hair, bone, skin, etc. from the saint or an… Full Answer

What is a second class relic?

A second class relic is any object that a saint touched or used during his lifetime. An example would be an item of clothing he wore or any of his personal belongings. This is different from a first class relic… Full Answer

What is a relic?

A relic, in the Catholic sense, is a body or body part of a saint or an item used by the person during life, such as an article of clothing, book, rosary, etc. A third class relic is an item… Full Answer