ST. LOUIS — It’s known as the “incorrupt heart,” and you’ll have a chance to see it on display Friday in St. Louis.

The heart belonging to St. John Vianney is on a nationwide tour and will make its stop in St. Louis for a brief viewing.

It’s considered a major, first-class relic.

“The saint’s heart has resisted decay for more than 150 years,” a news release from the Archdiocese of St. Louis stated. “A relic like the incorrupt heart offers us a tangible reminder of our communion with the holy men and women who have gone before us, offering strength as we strive to follow their example of faithful living.”

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St. John Vianney’s heart will be on display from 1-6 p.m. Friday at the Cathedral Basilica.

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