The Cathedral hosted a three-day special event on the 40th Anniversary of the Shroud of Turin Research Project, Inc. (STURP)
Thank you so much for your interest in seeing the life-size replica of the Shroud of Turin.
Our exhibit is now open – Tuesdays, 11:00am-12:00 Noon. We have life-size replicas of the instruments of torture, along with pictures of paintings down through the centuries of the Shroud, and explanations of all the scientific tests performed on the Shroud these last four decades.
2018 presentation with Barrie Schwortz:
Barrie Schwortz was the Official Documenting Photographer for the Shroud of Turin Research Project, the team that conducted the first in-depth scientific examination of the Shroud in 1978. Today, he plays an influential role in Shroud research and education as the editor and founder of the internationally recognized Shroud of Turin Website (www.shroud.com). Barrie visited St. John Berchmans on March 16-18, 2018 and shared with us the facts about the Shroud of Turin, an artifact that is thousands of years old bearing the image of a crucified man! The world renowned expert and highly sought after speaker Barrie Schwortz gave a lecture that was inspiring and one that touched our hearts with the amazing scientific findings and history of this artifact! Who is this image of? Who created it? As the world’s leading expert on this subject Barrie was asked by the History and Discovery Channels and 22 other programs to help them with their programs on the Shroud of Turin as well as appearing in them as well as endless television and radio interviews to Barrie’s credit. Listen to his Saturday talk: