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~ News 2018 ~

TWELVE DECREES Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - On 19 May 2018, Pope Francis received Cardinal Angelo Amato, sdb, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, in a private audience. In the course of the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate decrees regarding:

A.J. Hlond M.A. Builes E. Mauri J.B. Berthier W. Eberschweiler P. Uccelli
P. Dellepiane N. McAuliffe F. Martí L. Ocampo A.M. Autsch M.E. Zivelonghi

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God August Józef Hlond, professed priest of the Salesian Society of Saint John Bosco, archbishop of Gniezno and Warsaw, primate of Poland, Cardinal of the Holy Roman Church, founder of the Society of Christ for Poles Living Abroad; born on 05 July 1881 in Brzęczkowice, Mysłowice (Poland) and died on 22 October 1948 in Warsaw (Poland);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Miguel Ángel Builes GÓMEZ, bishop of Santa Rosa de Osos, founder of the Institute for the Foreign Missions of Yarumal (Xaverian Missionaries of Yarumal), the Congregation of the Missionary Sisters of Saint Therese of the Child Jesus, and the Congregation of the Daughters of Our Lady of Mercies; born on 09 September 1888 in Donmatías, Antioquía (Colombia) and died on 29 September 1971 in Medellín, Antioquía (Colombia);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Enrico Mauri, priest of the diocese of Chiavari and founder of the Secular Institute of the Oblates of Christ the King; born on 26 October 1883 in Bosisio Parini, Como (Italy) and died on 10 May 1967 in Sestri Levante, Genoa (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Jean-Baptiste Berthier, professed priest of the Institute of the Missionaries of Our Lady of La Salette and founder of the Congregation of the Missionaries of the Holy Family; born on 24 February 1840 in Châtonnay, Isère (France) and died on 16 October 1908 in Grave, Noord-Brabant (Netherlands);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Wilhelm Eberschweiler, professed priest of the Society of Jesus; born on 05 December 1837 in Püttlingen, Saarbrücken (Germany) and died on 23 December 1921 in Exaten, Baexem, Limburg (Netherlands);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Pietro Uccelli, professed priest of the Pious Society of Saint Francis Xavier for the Foreign Missions (Xaverian Missionaries); born on 10 March 1874 in Barco di Bibbiano, Reggio Emilia (Italy) and died on 29 October 1954 in Vicenza (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Pio Dellepiane, professed priest of the Order of Minims; born on 04 January 1904 in Genoa (Italy) and died on 12 December 1976 in Rome (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God John McAuliffe (in religion: Norbert), professed religious of the Institute of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart; born on 30 September 1886 in Manhattan, New York (USA) and died on 03 July 1959 in Alokolum, Gulu (Uganda);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Coloma Antònia Martí Valls (in religion: Francesca of the Wounds of JESUS), professed nun of the Poor Clare Nuns of Divine Providence; born on 26 June 1860 in Badalona, Barcelona (Spain) and died there on 04 June 1899;

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Isora Maria DEL TRÁNSITO Ocampo (in religion: LEONOR OF SAINT MARY), professed religious of the Nuns of the Order of Preachers (Dominican Nuns); born on 15 August 1841 in Cerro Famatina, La Rioja  (Argentina) and died on 28 December 1900 in Córdoba (Argentina);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Maria Cäcilia Autsch (in religion: Angela Maria of the Heart of Jesus), professed religious of the Congregation of the Trinitarian Sisters of Valencia; born on 26 March 1900 in Röllecken, Attendorn (Germany) and died on 23 December 1944 at the KZ Auschwitz II-Birkenau, Oświęcim (Poland); and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Maria Edvige Zivelonghi, professed religious of the Congregation of the Daughters of Jesus; born on 26 April 1919 in Gorgusello di Breonio, Verona (Italy) and died on 18 March 1949 in Sant’Ambrogio di Valpolicella, Verona (Italy).

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

21/05/2018


ORDINARY PUBLIC CONSISTORY

VATICAN CITY - At 10:00 a.m. today, in the Consistory Hall of the Vatican Apostolic Palace, during the celebration of midmorning prayers, Pope Francis held an ordinary public consistory for the canonization of Blesseds

  • PAUL VI, supreme pontiff;

  • ÓSCAR ARNULFO ROMERO GALDÁMEZ, archbishop of San Salvador; martyr;

  • FRANCESCO SPINELLI, priest of the diocese of Cremona and founder of the Institute of the Sisters Adorers of Blessed Sacrament;

  • VINCENZO ROMANO, priest of the archdiocese of Naples;

  • MARIA KATHERINA KASPER, founder of the Institute of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ; and,

  • NAZARIA IGNACIA MARCH MESA, founder of the Congregation of the Missionary Crusaders of the Church.

In the course of the concistory, the Holy Father decreed that these Blesseds will be inscribed in the catalog of saints on 14 October 2018.

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

19/05/2018


EIGHT DECREES Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - This morning, 14 April 2018, Pope Francis received Cardinal Angelo Amato, sdb, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, in a private audience. In the course of the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate decrees regarding:

V. Payappilly M. Formigão L. Longari E. Bruyère M. Ricci Curbastro F. Profilio D. Di Majo J. Domínguez

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God VARGHESE PAYAPPILLY, priest of the archeparchy of Ernakulam-Angamaly and founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Destitute; born on 08 August 1876 in Konthuruthy, Kochi, Ernakulam (India) and died on 05 October 1929 in Chunangamvely, Aluva, Ernakulam (India);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God MANUEL NUNES FORMIGÃO, priest of the diocese of Leiria-Fátima and founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of Reparation of Our Lady of Fatima; born on 01 January 1883 in Tomar, Coimbra (Portugal) and died on 30 January 1958 in Fátima, Coimbra (Portugal);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God LODOVICO LONGARI, professed priest of the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament; born on 20 June 1889 in Montodine, Cremona (Italy) and died on 17 June 1963 in Ponteranica, Bergamo (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God ÉLISABETH BRUYÈRE, founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of Ottawa; born on 19 March 1818 in L’Assomption, Québec (Canada) and died on 05 April 1876 in Ottawa, Ontario (Canada);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God COSTANZA RICCI CURBASTRO (in religion: MARGHERITA MARIA), founder of the Congregation of the Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Agonizing Jesus; born on 06 October 1856 in Lugo di Romagna, Ravenna (Italy) and died there on 07 January 1923;

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God GIOVANNA PROFILIO (in religion: FLORENZIA) founder of the Institute of the Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception; born on 30 December 1873 in Pirrera, Lipari, Messina (Italy) and died on 21 February 1956 in Rome (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God ROSA DI MAJO (in religion: MARIA DOLORES OF CHRIST THE KING), founder of the Congregation of the Sisters Handmaids of Christ the King; born on 16 December 1888 in Palermo (Italy) and died there on 27 June 1967; and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God JUSTA DOMÍNGUEZ DE VIDAURRETA IDOY, vowed member of the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul; born on 02 November 1875 in Azpeitia, Guipúzcoa (Spain) and died on 18 December 1958 in Madrid (Spain).

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

14/04/2018


THIRTEEN DECREES Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - Yesterday, 06 March 2018, Pope Francis received Cardinal Angelo Amato, sdb, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, in a private audience. In the course of the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate decrees regarding:

Paul VI O. Romero F. Spinelli V. Romano K. Kasper F. Guggiari A. Kolesárová
B. Łubieński C. Cortinovis G. Schiapparoli M. Schiapparoli M. Bordoni S. Sabattini

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed PaUL VI (Giovanni Battista Montini), supreme pontiff; born on 26 September 1897 in Concesio, Brescia (Italy) and died on 06 August 1978 in Castelgandolfo, Rome (Italy); beatified on 19 October 2014;

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed ÓSCAR ARNULFO ROMERO GALDÁMEZ, archbishop of San Salvador; born on 15 August 1917 in Ciudad Barrios, San Miguel (El Salvador) and killed in odium fidei on 24 March 1980 in San Salvador (El Salvador); beatified on 23 May 2015;

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed FRANCESCO SPINELLI, priest of the diocese of Cremona and founder of the Institute of the Sisters Adorers of Blessed Sacrament; born on 14 April 1853 in Milan (Italy) and died on 06 February 1913 in Rivolta d’Adda, Cremona (Italy); beatified on 21 June 1992;

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed VINCENZO ROMANO, priest of the archdiocese of Naples; born on 03 June 1751 in Torre del Greco, Naples (Italy) and died there on 20 December 1831; beatified on 17 November 1963;

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed MARIA KATHERINA KASPER, founder of the Institute of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ; born on 26 May 1820 in Dernbach, Westerwaldkreis (Germany) and died there on 02 February 1898; beatified on 19 April 1978;

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God MARÍA GUGGIARI ECHEVERRÍA (in religion: MARÍA FELICIA OF JESUS IN Blessed SACRAMENT), professed religious of the Order of Discalced Carmelite Nuns; born on 12 January 1925 in Villarica del Espiritu Santo, Guairá (Paraguay) and died on 28 April 1959 in Asunción (Paraguay); heroic virtues confirmed on 27 March 2010;

- the martyrdom of the Servant of God ANNA KOLESÁROVÁ, young layperson of the diocese of Košice; born on 14 July 1928 in Vysoká nad Uhom, Košice (Slovakia) and killed in odium fidei on 22 November 1944 in Pavlovce nad Uhom, Košice (Slovakia);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God BERNARD ALOJZY ŁUBIEŃSKI, professed priest of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists); born on 09 December 1846 in Guzów, Żyrardów (Poland) and died on 10 November 1933 in Warsaw (Poland);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Antonio Pietro Cortinovis (in religion: Cecilio Maria from Costa Serina), professed religious of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin; born on 07 November 1885 in Nespello, Costa Serina, Bergamo (Italy) and died on 10 April 1984 in Bergamo (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God GIUSTINA SCHIAPPAROLI, founder of the Congregation of the Benedictine Sisters of Divine Providence; born on 19 July 1819 in Castel San Giovanni, Piacenza (Italy) and died on 30 November 1877 in Voghera, Pavia (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God MARIA SCHIAPPAROLI, founder of the Congregation of the Benedictine Sisters of Divine Providence; born on 19 April 1815 in Castel San Giovanni, Piacenza (Italy) and died on 02 May 1882 in Vespolate, Novara (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God MARIA ANTONIETTA BORDONI, layperson of the diocese of Albano Laziale, member of the Lay Fraternities of Saint Dominic, and founder of the Institute of the Little Work “Mater Dei”; born 13 October 1916 in Arezzo (Italy) and died on 16 October 1978 in Castelgandolfo, Rome (Italy); and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God SANDRA SABATTINI, young layperson of the diocese of Rimini and member of the Association of the Pope John XXIII Community; born on 19 August 1961 in Riccione, Rimini (Italy) and died on 02 May 1984 in Bologna (Italy).

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

07/03/2018


EIGHT DECREES Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - Yesterday, 26 January 2018, Pope Francis received Cardinal Angelo Amato, sdb, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, in a private audience. In the course of the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate decrees regarding:

N. March A. Eppinger C. Merloni M. Gargani P. Claverie V. Antal A. Grittani M. Delbrêl

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed NAZARIA IGNACIA MARCH MESA, founder of the Congregation of the Missionary Crusaders of the Church; born on 10 January 1889 in Madrid (Spain) and died on 06 July 1943 in Buenos Aires (Argentina); beatified on 27 September 1992;

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God ÉLISABETH EPPINGER (in religion: ALPHONSE-MARIE), founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Redeemer; born on 09 September 1814 in Niederbronn-les-Baines, Bas-Rhin (France) and died there on 31 July 1867; heroic virtues confirmed on 19 December 2011;

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God CLELIA MERLONI, founder of the Institute of the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus; born on 10 March 1861 in Forlí (Italy) and died on 21 November 1930 in Rome (Italy); heroic virtues confirmed on 21 December 2016;

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God Maria Gargani (in religion: Maria Crocifissa of Divine Love), founder of the Congregation of the Sisters Apostles of the Sacred Heart; born on 23 December 1892 in Morra de Sanctis (a.k.a. Morra Irpina), Avellino (Italy) and died on 23 May 1973 in Naples (Italy); heroic virtues confirmed on 07 July 2017;

- the martyrdom of the Servants of God PIERRE CLAVERIE, professed priest of the Order of Preacher; bishop of Oran; and 18 COMPANIONS from the consecrated persons killed in odium fidei in Algeria, between 1994 and 1996;

- the martyrdom of the Servant of God VERONICA ANTAL, young layperson of the diocese of Iaşi and member of the Secular Franciscan Order; born on 07 December 1935 in Nisiporeşti, Boteşti, Neamţ (Romania) and killed in odium fidei on 24 August 1958 in Hălăuceşti, Iaşi (Romania);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God AMBROGIO GRITTANI, priest of the diocese of Molfetta and founder of the Oblates of Saint Benedict Joseph Labre; born on 11 October 1907 in Ceglie del Campo, Bari (Italy) and died on 30 April 1951 in Molfetta, Bari (Italy); and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God MADELEINE DELBRÊL, layperson of the diocese of Créteil; born on 24 October 1904 in Mussidan, Dordogne (France) and died on 13 October 1964 in Ivry-sur-Seine, Val-de-Marne (France).

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

27/01/2018


 

 


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