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~ News 2017 ~

EIGHT DECREES Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - This morning, 07 July 2017, Pope Francis received Cardinal Angelo Amato, sdb, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, a private audience., the course of the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate decrees regarding:

H. Chrzanowska J. Jaramillo P. Ramírez I. Perdomo A. Kosiba P. Gil E. Mazza M.C. Gargani

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God Hanna Chrzanowska, layperson of the diocese of Kraków and member of the Oblates of the Order of Saint Benedict; born on 07 October 1902 in Warsaw (Poland) and died on 29 April 1973 in Kraków (Poland); heroic virtues confirmed on 30 September 2015;

-  the martyrdom of the Servant of God Jesús Emilio Jaramillo Monsalve, priest of the Institute for the Foreign Missions of Yarumal (Xaverian Missionaries of Yarumal); bishop of Arauca; born on 16 February 1916 in Santo Domingo, Antioquia (Colombia) and killed in odium fidei on 03 October 1989 near Fortul, Arauca (Colombia);

- the martyrdom of the Servant of God Pedro María Ramírez Ramos, priest of the diocese of Garzón; born on 23 October 1899 in La Plata, Huila (Colombia) and killed in odium fidei on 10 April 1948 in Armero, Tolima (Colombia);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God ISMAEL PERDOMO BORRERO, archbishop of Bogotá; born on 22 February 1872 in El Gigante, Huila (Colombia) and died on 03 June 1950 in Bogotá (Colombia);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Piotr Kosiba (in religion: AlojzY), professed religious of the Order of Friars Minor; born on 29 June 1855 in Libusza, Biecz, Gorlice (Poland) and died on 04 January 1939 in Wieliczka (Poland);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Francisca de Paula Gil Cano (in religion: Paula of Jesus), founder of the Congregation of the Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception; born on 02 February 1849 in Vera, Almería (Spain) and died on 18 January 1913 in Murcia (Spain);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Maria Elisabetta Mazza, founder of the Institute of the Little Apostles of the Christian School; born on 21 January 1886 in Martinengo, Bergamo (Italy) and died on 29 August 1950 in Bergamo (Italy); and,

- the heroic virtues of the 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).

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

07/07/2017


SEVEN DECREES Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - Yesterday, 16 June 2017, Pope Francis received in a private audience Angelo Cardinal Amato, sdb, prefect of the Congregation of the Causes of the Saints. During the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to promulgate the following seven decrees regarding:

T. Olivelli A.J. Barroso J.J. López A.E. Castrillo G. Filon G. Operti H. Patlán

-  the martyrdom of the Venerable Servant of God Teresio Olivelli, layperson of the diocese of Vigevano; born on 07 January 1916 in Bellagio, Como (Italy) and killed in odium fidei on 17 January 1945 at KL Hersbruck, Nürnberger Land (Germany); heroic virtues confirmed on 14 December 2015;

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God ANTÓNIO JOSÉ DE SOUSA BARROSO, bishop of Porto; born on 05 November 1854 in Remelhe, Barcelos, Braga (Portugal) and died on 31 August 1918 in Sacais, Porto (Portugal);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God JOSÉ DE JESÚS LÓPEZ GONZÁLEZ, bishop of Aguascalientes and founder of the Congregation of the Catholic Teaching Sisters of the Sacred Heart; born on 16 October 1872 in El Cotón, Aguascalientes (Mexico) and died on 11 November 1950 in Mexico City (Mexico);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God AGOSTINO ERNESTO CASTRILLO, professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor and bishop of San Marco Argentano e Bisignano; born on 18 February 1904 in Pietravairano, Caserta (Italy) and died on 16 October 1955 in Cosenza (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God BENIAMINO FILON (in religion: GIACOMO FROM BALDUINA), professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin; born on 02 August 1900 in Balduina di San Urbano, Padua (Italy) and died on 21 July 1948 in Lourdes, Hautes-Pyrénées (France);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God GIUSEPPA MARGHERITA OPERTI (in religion: MARIA OF THE ANGELS), professed nun of the Order of Discalced Carmelites and founder of the Carmelite Sisters of Saint Teresa of Turin; born on 16 November 1871 in Turin (Italy) and died on 07 October 1949 in Cascine Vica, Rivoli, Turin (Italy); and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God MARÍA PATRICIA MAGDALENA PATLÁN SÁNCHEZ (in religion: HUMILDE OF THE CHILD JESUS), professed religious of the Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception; born on 17 March 1895 in La Concepción, Guanajuato (Mexico) and died on 17 June 1970 in Veracruz City, Veracruz (Mexico).

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

17/06/2017


TWELVE DECREES Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - Today, 04 May 2017, Pope Francis received Cardinal Angelo Amato, sdb, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, a private audience., the course of the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate decrees regarding:

S. Casey A. de Batz C. Fey C. Rodríguez L. Botovasoa E. Dalla Costa
P.X. Van Thuận G.Meneghini V. Cusmano A. Nottegar E. Carboni G. Ortiz

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God BERNARD CASEY (in religion: Francis Solanus), professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin; born on 25 November 1870 in Oak Grove, Wisconsin (United States) and died on 31 July 1957 in Detroit, Michigan (United States); heroic virtues confirmed on 11 July 1995;

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God ADÈLE DE BATZ DE TRENQUELLÉON (in religion: MARIE OF THE CONCEPTION), founder of the Daughters of Mary Immaculate (Marianist Sisters); born on 10 June 1789 in Feugarolles, Lot-et-Garonne (France) and died on 10 January 1828 in Agen, Lot-et-Garonne (France); heroic virtues confirmed on 05 June 1986;

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God CLARA FEY, founder of the Institute of the Sisters of the Poor Child Jesus; born on 11 April 1815 in Aachen (Germany) and died on 08 May 1894 in Simpelveld, Limburg (Netherlands); heroic virtues confirmed on 14 May 1991;

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God SATURNINA RODRÍGUEZ de ZAVALÍA (in religion: CATALINA OF MARY), founder of the Congregation of the Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus; born on 27 November 1823 in Córdoba (Argentina) and died on 05 April 1896 in Córdoba (Argentina); heroic virtues confirmed on 18 December 1997;

-  the martyrdom of the Servant of God LUCIEN BOTOVASOA,  layperson of the diocese of Farafangana; married; member of the Secular Franciscan Order; born on 1908 in Vohipeno (Madagascar) and killed in odium fidei on 14 April 1947 in Ambohimanarivo, Manakara (Madagascar);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God ELIA DALLA COSTA, cardinal of the Holy Roman Church; archbishop of Florence; born on 14 May 1872 in Villaverla, Vicenza (Italy) and died on 22 December 1961 in Florence (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Phanxicô Xaviê NguyỄn Văn ThuẬn, cardinal of the Holy Roman Church; born on 17 April 1928 in Phủ Cam, Huế, Thừa Thiên (Vietnam) and died on 16 September 2002 in Rome (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Giovanna Meneghini, founder of the Congregation of the Ursulines of the Sacred Heart of Mary; born on 23 May 1868 in Bolzano Vicentino, Vicenza (Italy) and died on 02 March 1918 in Breganze, Vicenza (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God VincenzINa Cusmano, professed religious of the Congregation of the Sisters Servants of the Poor; first superior general; born on 06 January 1826 in Palermo (Italy) and died there on 02 February 1894;

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Alessandro Nottegar, layperson of the diocese of Verona; married; founder of the Queen of Peace Community; born on 30 October 1943 in Verona (Italy) and died there on 19 September 1986;

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God EDVIGE CARBONI, layperson of the vicariate of Rome; born on 02 May 1880 in Pozzomaggiore, Sassari (Italy) and died on 17 February 1952 in Rome (Italy); and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God GUADALUPE ORTIZ DE LANDÁZURI FERNÁNDEZ DE HEREDIA, layperson of the personal prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei; born on 12 December 1916 in Madrid (Spain) and died on 16 July 1975 in Pamplona, Navarra (Spain).

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

04/05/2017


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

  • André de Soveral and Ambrósio Francisco Ferro, priests of the archdiocese of Natal, Mateus Moreira, layperson of the archdiocese of Natal, along with 27 companions, martyrs;

  • Cristóbal, Antonio and Juan, children of the diocese of Tlaxcala, martyrs;

  • MANUEL MÍGUEZ GONZÁLEZ (in religion: FAUSTINO OF THE INCARNATION), professed priest of the Order of Poor Clerics Regular of the Mother of God of the Pious Schools (Piarists) and founder of the Congregation of the Calasanzian Sisters, Daughters of the Divine Shepherdess;

  • LUCA ANTONIO FALCONE (in religion: ANGELO FROM ACRI), professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin; and,

  • FRANCISCO and JACINTA MARTO, children.

In the course of the concistory, the Holy Father decreed that these Blesseds will be inscribed in the catalog of saints on the following dates: Saturday, 13 May 2017, Francisco and Jacinta Marto; Sunday, 15 October 2017, André de Soveral, Ambrósio Francisco Ferro, Mateus Moreira and 27 Companions; Cristóbal, Antonio and Juan; Faustino Míguez González; and, Angelo from Acri .

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

20/04/2017


SEVEN DECREES Promulgated AND VOTES FOR CANONIZATIONS APPROVED

VATICAN CITY - This morning, 23 March 2017, Pope Francis received in a private audience Angelo Cardinal Amato, sdb, prefect of the Congregation of the Causes of the Saints. During the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to promulgate the following seven decrees regarding:

A. Falcone F.  and J. Marto J.M. Fernández R. Vattalil D. Rossini M. Raparelli D. Zanetta

- a miracle, attributed to the intercession of Blessed LUCA ANTONIO FALCONE (in religion: ANGELO FROM ACRI), professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin; born on 19 October 1669 in Acri, Cosenza (Italy) and died there on 30 October 1739; beatified on 18 December 1825;

-  a miracle, attributed to the intercession of Blessed FRANCISCO MARTO, born on 11 June 1908 in Aljustrel, Santarém (Portugal) and died there on 04 April 1919 in (Portugal), and of Blessed JACINTA MARTO, born on 11 March 1910 in Aljustrel, Santarém (Portugal) and died on 20 February 1920 in Lisbon (Portugal); beatified on 13 May 2000;

- the martyrdom of the Servant of God José María Fernández Sánchez, priest of the Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians), and 32 COMPANIONS from the Congregation of the Mission along with 6 laypersons from the Association of the Miraculous Medal of the Archdiocese of Madrid, killed in odium fidei in 1936 in the religious persecution during the Spanish Civil War;

- the martyrdom of the Servant of God MARIAM VATTALIL (in religion: RANI MARIA) [റാണി മരിയ വട്ടാലില്‍ം], professed religious of the Franciscan Clarist Congregation; born on 29 January 1954 in Pulluvazhy, Ernakulam (India) and killed on 25 February 1995 in odium fidei near Udaingar, Bagli, Dewas (India);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God FELICE ROSSINI (in religion: DANIELE FROM SAMARATE), professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin; born on 15 June 1876 in Samarate, Varese (Italy) and died on 19 May 1924 in Tucunduba, Pará (Brazil);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God eLENA RAPARELLI (in religion: MaCriNa), founder of the Congregation of the Basilian Sisters, Daughters of Saint Macrina; born on 02 April 1893 in Grottaferrata, Rome (Italy) and died on 26 February 1970 in Mezzojuso, Palermo (Italy); and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God DANIELA ZANETTA, young layperson of the diocese of Novara; member of the Focolare Movement; born on 15 December 1962 in Maggiora, Novara (Italy) and died there on 14 April 1986.

The Pope has also approved the votes made by the Ordinary Session of the Cardinals and Bishops of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints in favor of the canonization of:

A. Soveral & cps. Cristóbal & cps.

- Blesseds André de Soveral and Ambrósio Francisco Ferro, priests of the archdiocese of Natal, Mateus Moreira, layperson of the archdiocese of Natal, along with 27 companions, martyrs, killed in odium fidei on 16 July 1645 in Cunhaú, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil) and 03 October 1645 in Uruaçu, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil); beatified on 05 March 2000; and,

- Blesseds Cristóbal, Antonio and Juan, children of the diocese of Tlaxcala;  killed in odium fidei in 1527 in Atlihuetzía, Tlaxcala (Mexico) and 1529 in Cuauhtinchán, Puebla (Mexico); beatified on 06 May 1990.

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

23/03/2017


EIGHT DECREES Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - Today, 27 February 2017, Pope Francis received Cardinal Angelo Amato, sdb, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, a private audience., the course of the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate decrees regarding:

T. Zeman O.Ortiz A. Provolo A. Repiso M. Cabezas L. Ripamonti P. Herrero V. Trancanelli

- the martyrdom of the Servant of God TITUS ZEMAN, professed priest of the Salesian Society of Don Bosco; born on 04 January 1915 in Vajnory, Bratislavský (Slovakia) and died ex aerumnis carceris on 08 January 1969 in Bratislava (Slovakia);

-  the heroic virtues of the Servant of God OCTAVIO ORTIZ ARRIETA, professed priest of the Salesian Society of Don Bosco and bishop of Chachapoyas; born on 19 April 1879 in Lima (Peru) and died on 01 March 1958 in Chachapoyas, Amazonas (Peru);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God ANTONIO PROVOLO, priest of the diocese of Verona; founder of the Society of Mary for the Education of the Deaf-Mute and the Congregation of Mary for the Education of the Deaf-Mute; born on 17 February 1801 in Verona (Italy) and died there on 04 November 1842;

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God ANTONIO REPISO MARTÍNEZ DE ORBE, professed priest of the Society of Jesus; founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Divine Shepherd; born on 08 February 1856 in Venta de Córdoba, Estado de México (Mexico) and died on 27 July 1929 in Mexico City (Mexico);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God MARÍA MERCEDES CABEZAS TERRERA, founder of the Religious Institute of the Missionary Workers of the Sacred Heart; born on 19 December 1911 in San Cristobal de la Cuesta, Salamanca (Spain) and died on 30 September 1993 in Santander, Cantabria (Spain);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God MARIA RIPAMONTI (in religion: LUCIA OF THE IMMACULATA), professed religious of the Congregation of the Handmaids of Charity of Brescia; born on 26 May 1909 in Acquate, Lecco (Italy) and died on 04 July 1954 in Ronco, Brescia (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God PEDRO HERRERO RUBIO, layperson of the diocese of Orihuela-Alicante; married; born on 29 April 1904 in Alicante (Spain) and died there on 05 November 1978; and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God VITTORIO TRANCANELLI, layperson of the diocese of Perugia-Città della Pieve; married; born on 26 April 1944 in Spello, Perugia (Italy) and died on 24 June 1998 in Cenerente, Perugia (Italy).

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

27/02/2017


EIGHT DECREES Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - Yesterday, 20 January 2017, Pope Francis received Cardinal Angelo Amato, sdb, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, a private audience., the course of the audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate decrees regarding:

A. Migliavacca R. Jardón J. Sáez I. Beschin J. Vandor F. Convertini S. De Pascali J. Tyranowski

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God Giuseppe ANTONIO Migliavacca (in religion: Arsenio FROM Trigolo), professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin and founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of Mary, Most Holy Consolatrix; born on 13 June 1849 in Trigolo, Cremona (Italy) and died on 10 December 1909 in Bergamo (Italy); heroic virtues confirmed on 21 January 2016;

-  the heroic virtues of the Servant of God RAYMUNDO JARDÓN HERRERA, priest of the archdiocese of Monterrey; born on 21 January 1887 in Tenancingo, Estado de México (Mexico) and died on 06 January 1934, Monterrey, Nuevo León (Mexico);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God JUAN SÁEZ HURTADO, priest of the diocese of Cartagena (Spain); born on 18 December 1897 in Alcantarilla, Murcia (Spain) and died on 08 August 1982 in El Palmar, Murcia (Spain);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God GIUSEPPE BESCHIN (in religion: IGNAZIO), professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor; born on 26 August 1880 in San Giovanni Ilarione, Verona (Italy) and died on 29 October 1952 in Chiampo, Vicenza (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God JOSÉ VANDOR PUCHNER [WECH JÓZSEF], professed priest of the Salesian Society of Don Bosco; born on 29 October 1909 in Dorog, Komárom-Esztergom (Hungary) and died on 08 October 1979 in Santa Clara, Villa Clara (Cuba);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God FRANCESCO CONVERTINI, professed priest of the Salesian Society of Don Bosco; born on 29 August 1898 in Marunelli, Brindisi (Italy) and died on 11 February 1976 in Krishnagar, West Bengal (India);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Maria Addolorata De Pascali (in religion: SantINa Maria Addolorata), founder of the Congregation of the Sisters Disciples of the Sacred Heart; born on 10 June 1897 in Acquarica, Lecce (Italy) and died on 19 May 1981 in Lecce (Italy); and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God JAN LEOPOLD TYRANOWSKI, layperson of the archdiocese of Kraków; born on 09 February 1901 in Kraków (Poland) and died there on 15 March 1947.

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

22/01/2017


 

 


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