The All Saints Shrine
at Sacred Heart Byzantine Catholic Church
29125 West Six Mile Road
Livonia, MI 48152
Timeline of Relics of Saints

The following is a list of the relics of Saints found at the All Saints Shrine at Sacred Heart Byzantine Catholic Church, presented in order of their year of death;

St. Ann, Mother of the Theotokos (+1st Century A.D.)

St. Zechariah, Priest of the Lineage of Aaron, Father of St. John the Baptist (+1st Century A.D.)

St. Elizabeth, Mother of St. John the Baptist (+1st century A.D.)

St. Joseph, Spouse of Mary ; Pallium (+1st Century A.D.)

St. Joseph of Arimathea, who gave his tomb to Christ (+1st Century A.D.)

Two relics of St. Mary Magdalene, Equal to the Apostles (+1st century A.D.)

St. Longinus, The Centurion (+1st century A.D.)

The Three Magi (and wood from the Crib), (+1st century A.D.)

Two relics of St. John the Baptist, Forerunner of the Messiah (+ circa 30 A.D.)

St. Dismas, The Repentant Thief (+ 33 AD)

St. James Major, Apostle (+ 44 A.D.)

St. Mary, Mother of God, Veil (+ circa 48 A.D. )

St. Mary, Mother of God, Stone Fragment from her Holy Sepulchre, Mt. of Olives (+ circa 48 A.D.)

Two relics of St. Andrew the Apostle, Martyr (+60 A.D.)

St. Barnabas the Apostle (+61 A.D.)

St. James the Lesser, Apostle (+62 A.D.)

St. Simon the Zealot, Apostle (+ circa 65 A.D.)

St. Ananias of Damascus, Bishop, Baptized Saul of Tarsus (+65 to 67 A.D.)

Relics of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles, Martyrs (+67 A.D.) – Co-Patron Saints of Livonia’s Sacred Heart Byzantine Catholic Church –

St. Paul of Tarsus, Apostle to the Gentiles (+ 67 A.D.)

St. Mark the Evangelist (+ 68 A.D.)

St. Deodatus of Antioch (+ circa 69-96 A.D.)

St. Jude Thaddeus the Apostle (+70 A.D.)

Two relics of St. Thomas the Apostle (+72 A.D.)

St. Matthew the Apostle (+74 A.D.)

St. Matthias the Apostle (+80 A.D.)

St. Philip the Apostle (+80 A.D.)

St. Luke the Evangelist (+84 A.D.)

St. Bartholomew the Apostle (+ Late 1st Century?)

St. Dionysius the Areopagite, 1st Bishop of Athens, Martyr, Disciple of St. Paul (+96 A.D.)

St. Timothy, Apostle, First Bishop of Ephesus(+ 97 A.D.)

Pope St. Clement of Rome, Martyr, Ordained by St. Peter (+99 A.D.)

St. Lazarus of Bethany, brother of Martha & Mary, 1st Bishop of Cyprus, “The Resurrected One” (+ 99 A.D.)

St. John the Apostle (+ circa 100 A.D.)

St. Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop, Martyr, Disciple of St. John ; Ordained by St. Peter (+107 A.D.)

St. Polycarp, Martyr and Disciple of St. John the Apostle (+154 or 155 A.D.)

St. Justin Martyr, 1st Christian Philosopher (+165 A.D.)

St. Victor of Damascus, Co-Martyr of St. Corona (+ circa 170 A.D.)

St. Ireneaeus of Lyons, (+ circa 200 A.D.)

St. Perpetua, (+203 A.D.) and St. Felicity, Co-Martyrs (+203 A.D.)

St. Cecilia, Virgin, Martyr (+230 A.D.)

St. Tryphon the Falconer, Great Martyr (+250 A.D.)

St. Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin, Martyr (+251 A.D.)

Two relics of St. Agatha, Great Martyr (+circa 251 A.D.)

Pope St. Cornelius, Martyr (+253 A.D.)

St. Cyprian of Carthage, Martyr (+ 258 A.D.)

St. Fructuosus, Bishop / Protomartyr of Spain (+259 A.D.)

St. Tatiana of Rome, Virgin & Martyr (+c. 266 A.D.)

St. Barbara of Heliopolis, Phoenicia, Virgin, Great Martyr (+circa 270-285 A.D.)

Saints Cosmas and Damian, Martyrs, Physicians, Twins (+287 A.D.)

St. Sebastian, Great Martyr (+c. 288 A.D.)

St. Tarcisius of Rome, Martyr (+288 A.D.)

St. Bacchus, Martyr (4th century A.D.)

St. Sergius, Martyr (+ 4th century)

St. Chrysogonus, Martyr, Catechist of St. Anastasia (+303 A.D.)

Two relics of St. Anastasia, Virgin, Martyr (+303 A.D.)

St. George, Great Martyr (+303 A.D.)

St. Optatus, Martyr (+303 A.D.)

Two relics of St. Agnes, Virgin & Martyr (+ 304 A.D.)

St. Marina of Antioch, Virgin & Martyr (+ 304 A.D.)

Two relics of St. Justina of Nicomedia, Virgin & Martyr (+304 A.D.)

St. Lucy, Virgin & Martyr (+ 304 A.D.)

St. Eugenius of Trebizond, Martyr (+c. 304 A.D.)

St. Florian of Austria, Martyr (+304 A.D.)

St. Juliana of Nicomedia, Martyr (+304 A.D.)

St. Jucunda of Nicomedia, (+304 A.D.)

St. Demetrius of Thessaloniki, Martyr (+ circa 305 or 306 A.D.)

St. Theodore the Recruit, Martyr (+306 A.D.)

St. Blaise, Martyr (316 A.D.)

Two relics of St. Helen the Great, “Equal to the Apostles” (+330 A.D.)

St. Constantine the Great, First Christian Emperor, “Equal to the Apostles” (+337 A.D.)

Five relics of St. Nicholas of Myra, (+345 A.D.)

St. Onuphrius the Great, Anchoriite (+345 A.D.)

Pope St. Julius I, Martyr (+352 A.D.)

St. Anthony the Great of the Desert (+356 A.D.)

St. Bibiana of Rome, Virgin and Martyr (+363 A.D.)

St. Hilarion, Abbot / Anchorite, Disciple of St. Anthony the Great (+371 A.D.)

St. Emilia, Mother of St. Basil the Great (+375 A.D.)

St. Basil the Great, Doctor of the Church, One of the “Three Holy Hierarchs” (+379 A.D.)

St. Athanasius of Alexandria, Doctor of the Church, “Father of Orthodoxy” (+383 A.D.)

St. Cyril of Jerusalem, Doctor of the Church (+386 A.D.)

St. Donatus, Confessor, Bishop of Euroea, Albania (+ 387 A.D.)

St. Gregory Nazienzus, Doctor of the Church, One of the “Three Holy Hierarchs” (+389 A.D.)

St. Ambrose of Milan, Doctor of the Church (+397)

St. Martin of Tours (+ 397 A.D.)

St. Alexius the Confessor (+ 5th century A.D.)

St. John Chrysostom, Doctor of the Church, One of the “Three Holy Hierarchs” (+407 A.D.)

St. Alexis of Edessa, Confessor (+471 A.D.)

St. Jerome, Doctor of the Church (+420 A.D.)

St. Cyril of Alexandria, Doctor of the Church (+444 A.D.)

St. Scholastica, sister of St. Benedict of Nursia (+543 A.D.)

St. Barsanuphius The Great of Gaza, Ascetic & Spiritual Father (+545 A.D.)

St. Benedict of Nursia, Abbot, twin brother of St. Scholastica (+ 547 A.D.)

St. Mary of Egypt, The Penitent (+552 A.D.)

St. Maximus the Confessor, Theologian of Constantinople (+662 A.D.)

St. Hubert, Bishop of Liège (+727 A.D.)

St. Cyril, “Apostle to the Slavs” / “Equal to the Apostles” (+869 A.D.)

St. Methodius, “Apostle to the Slavs” / “Equal to the Apostles” (+885 A.D.)

St. Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia , Martyr (+ 935 A.D.)

St. Olga of Kiev, Grandmother of St. Vladimir the Great (+969)

St. Vladimir the Great of Kiev (+ 1015 A.D.)

St. Cunegunda, Holy Roman Empress (+1040 A.D.)

St. Thomas More, Lord Chancellor of England & Martyr (+1535 A.D.)


Relics of Christ’s Passion, Death and Resurrection

Wood of the True Cross of Christ, (3 small fragments) – Discovered in Jerusalem by St. Helen, and subsequently brought to Rome (324 A.D.)

Holy Sepulchre Small rock fragment (33 A.D.)

Shroud of Turin, (Small linen fibers taken directly from Christ’s actual burial cloth – includes an Ecclesiastical Document of Authenticity, dated 1806 A.D.)

The Sudarium of Oviedo, the "face-cloth" of Jesus Christ


“Modern” Saint Relics (since 1054 A.D.)

St. Mary Magdalene de Pazzi, Carmelite Nun & Mystic (+1607) Fragment of her hairshirt.

St. Kateri Tekakwitha, Lily of the Mohawks (+1680 A.D.)

St. Paul of the Cross, Mystic, Founder of the Passionists (+1775)

Ste. Bernadette Soubiroux, (+1879 A.D.)

Ste. Therese de Lisieux, Doctor of the Church (+1897 A.D.)

Ste. Gemma Galgani, Mystic & Daughter of the Passion (+1903 A.D.)

St. Jacinta Marto of Fatima (+1920 A.D.)

St. Teresa of Calcutta (+1997)

Pope St. John Paul II the Great (+2005 A.D.) – (a small piece of his blood-stained cassock and his pericardium)


Nine ambry-style cabinets, donated by four parishioner households and two parish organizations are now housing numerous first class relics from the personal collection of Fr. Joseph and Mary Marquis

The ambry cases were blessed by Bishop Milan Lach, SJ, Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Parma during his first pastoral visit to Sacred Heart Church on Sunday, October 14, 2018, Sunday of the Fathers of the 7th Ecumenical Council (787 A.D.)

The Importance of Saints

The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the Church"
~St. Tertullian