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Twelve Decrees Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - Today, 10 December 2010, Pope Benedict XVI received in a private audience Angelo Cardinal Amato, sdb, prefect of the Congregation of the Causes of the Saints. During that audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate the following twelve decrees regarding:

G. Conforti

F. Paleari A.M. Janer

C. Galvão

D. Lopes A. Andritzki

J. Nadal

J. Jordán A. Faúndez A. Palladino

B. Abū Mrad

E. Andreoli

P. Solsona

- a miracle, attributed to the intercession of Blessed GUIDO MARIA CONFORTI, archbishop of Parma and founder of the Pious Society of Saint Francis Xavier for Foreign Missions (Xaverian Missionaries); born on 30 March 1865 in Casalora di Ravadese, Parma (Italy) and died on 05 November 1931 in Parma (Italy); beatified on 17 March 1996;

- a miracle, attributed to the intercession of the Venerable FRANCESCO PALEARI, priest of the Society of the Priests of Saint Joseph Benedict Cottolengo; born on 22 October 1863 in Pogliano Milanese, Milan (Italy) and died on 07 May 1939 in Turin (Italy); declared venerable on 06 April 1998;

- a miracle, attributed to the intercession of the Venerable ANNA MARIA JANER ANGLARILL, founder of the Institute of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Urgell; born on 18 December 1800 in Cervera, Lleida (Spain) and died on 11 January 1885 in Talarn, Lleida (Spain); declared venerable on 03 July 2009;

- a miracle, attributed to the intercession of the Venerable LIBÂNIA DO CARMO GALVÃO MEXIA DE MOURA TELLES DE ALBUQUERQUE (in religion: MARIA CLARA OF THE CHILD JESUS), founder of the Congregation of the Franciscan Hospitallers of the Immaculate Conception; born on 15 June 1843 in Amadora, Lisbon (Portugal) and died on 01 December 1899 in Lisbon (Portugal);  declared venerable on 06 December 2008;

- a miracle, attributed to the intercession of the Venerable MARIA RITA LÓPES PONTES DE SOUZA BRITO (in religion: DULCE), professed religious of the Congregation of the Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Conception; born on 26 May 1914 in Salvador, Bahia (Brazil) and died there on 13 March 1992; declared venerable on 03 April 2009;

- the martyrdom of the Servant of God ALOJS ANDRITZKI, priest of the diocese of Dresden-Meissen, born on 02 July 1914 in Radibor, Dresden (Germany) and died on 03 February 1943 in the concentration camp at Dachau, Oberbayern (Germany);

- the martyrdom of the Servants of God JOSEP NADAL GUIU, priest of the diocese of Lleida; born on 25 July 1911 in Bell-lloc d’Urgell, Lleida (Spain); and JOSÉ JORDÁN BLECUA, priest of the diocese of Lleida; born on 27 May 1906 in Azlor, Huesca (Spain); both killed in odium fidei on 12 August 1936 in Monzón, Huesca (Spain) during the religious persecution in the Spanish Civil War;

- the martyrdom of the Servants of God MIGUEL FAÚNDEZ LÓPEZ (in religion: ANTONIO), professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor; born on 23 July 1907 in La Hiniesta, Zamora (Spain), and killed in odium fidei on 19 September 1936 in Bullas, Murcia (Spain); and 3 COMPANIONS from the Order of Friars Minor and the clergy of the diocese of Cartagena,  who were killed in odium fidei in 1936 during the religious persecution in the Spanish Civil War;

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God ANTONIO PALLADINO, priest of the diocese of Cerignola-Ascoli Satriano and founder of the Congregation of the Dominican Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament; born on 10 November 1881 in Cerignola, Foggia (Italy) and died there on 15 May 1926;

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God SÉLIM ABŪ MRĀD (in religion: BSHĀRAH), professed priest of the Order of the Basilian Salvatorians of the Melkites; born on 19 May 1853 in Zahleh, Al Biqā‘ (Lebanon) and died on 22 February 1930 in Saïda, Al Janūb (Lebanon);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God MARIA ELISA ANDREOLI, founder of the Congregation of the Reparatrix Sisters, Servants of Mary; born on 10 July 1861 in Agugliaro, Vicenza (Italy) and died on 01 December 1935 in Rovigo (Italy); and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God MARÍA PILAR SOLSONA LAMBÁN (in religion: MARÍA PILAR OF THE SACRED HEART), professed religious of the Institute of the Daughters of Mary – Escolapias; born on 22 December 1881 in Zaragoza (Spain) and died on 20 November 1966 in Logroño, La Rioja (Spain).

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

10/12/2010


Sixteen Decrees Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - Today, 01 July 2010, Pope Benedict XVI received Archbishop Angelo Amato, sdb, prefect of the Congregation of the Causes of the Saints, in a private audience. During that audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate the following sixteen decrees regarding:

L. Guanella

G. Russolillo S. Micheli

A. Clerici

C. Eusepi J. Scheffler J.M. Ruiz Cano C. Moyano

J. Prassek

M. Rutan B. Martinelli A. de Paz

M. Kaupas

L. Prosperi T. Albarracín P. Cavallo

- a miracle, attributed to the intercession of Blessed LUIGI GUANELLA, priest of the diocese of Como; founder of the Congregation of the Servants of Charity (Guanellians) and of the Institute of the Daughters of Saint Mary of Providence; born on 19 December 1842 in Fraciscio di Campodolcino, Sondrio (Italy) and died on 24 October 1915 in Como (Italy); beatified on 25 October 1964;

- a miracle, attributed to the intercession of the Venerable GIUSTINO MARIA RUSSOLILLO, priest of the diocese of Pozzuoli; founder of the  Society of Divine Vocations (Vocationists); born on 18 January 1891 in Pianura, Naples (Italy) and died there on 02 August 1955; declared venerable on 18 December 1997;

- a miracle, attributed to the intercession of the Venerable CLOTILDE MICHELI (in religion: MARIA SERAFINA OF THE SACRED HEART), founder of the Institute of the Sisters of the Angels; born on 11 September 1849 in Imér, Trent (Italy) and died on 24 March 1911 in Faicchio, Benevento (Italy); declared venerable on 03 July 2009;

- a miracle, attributed to the intercession of the Venerable ALFONSA CLERICI,  professed religious of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Most Precious Blood of Monza; born on14 February 1860 in Lainate, Milan (Italy) and died on 14 January 1930 in Vercelli (Italy);  declared venerable on 22 June 2004;

- a miracle, attributed to the intercession of the Venerable CECILIA EUSEPI, layperson of the diocese of Civita Castellana; member of the Secular Servites; born on 17 February 1910 in Monteromano, Viterbo (Italy) and died on 01 October 1928 in Nepi, Viterbo (Italy); declared venerable on 01 June 1987;

- the martyrdom of the Servant of God JÁNOS SCHEFFLER, bishop of Satu Mare; born on 29 October 1887 in Cămin (a.k.a. Kálmánd), Satu Mare (Romania) and killed in odium fidei on 06 December 1952 in Bucharest (Romania);

- the martyrdom of the Servants of God JOSÉ MARÍA RUIZ CANO, professed priest; born on  13 September 1906 in Jerez de los Caballeros, Badajoz (Spain) and killed in odium fidei on 27 July 1936 in El Otero, Sigüenza (Spain); JESÚS ANÍBAL GÓMEZ y GÓMEZ, professed cleric; born on 13 June 1914 in Tarso, Antioquia (Colombia); TOMÁS CORDERO y CORDERO, professed cleric; born on 08 June 1910 in Robledino de Valduerna, León (Spain); both killed in odium fidei on 28 July 1936 in Fernán Caballero, Ciudad Real (Spain); and 13 COMPANIONS from the Congregation of the Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Claretians), clerics and religious, who were killed in odium fidei in 1936 during the religious persecution in the Spanish Civil War;

- the martyrdom of the Servants of God CRISPULO MOYANO LINARES (in religion: CARMELO MARÍA), professed priest; born on 10 June 1891 in Villaralto, Córdoba (Spain), and killed in odium fidei on 23 September 1936 in Hinojosa del Duque, Córdoba (Spain); and 9 COMPANIONS from the Order of the Brothers of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel (Carmelites of the Ancient Observance), priests and religious, who were killed in odium fidei in 1936 during the religious persecution in the Spanish Civil War;

- the martyrdom of the Servants of God JOHANNES PRASSEK, diocesan priest; born on 13 August 1911 in Barmbek, Hamburg (Germany),  and 2 COMPANIONS from the clergy of the diocese of Osnabrück (now within the diocese of Hamburg), killed in odium fidei on 10 November 1943 in Hamburg (Germany);

- the martyrdom of the Servant of God MARGUERITE RUTAN, professed religious of the Congregation of the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul; born on 23 April 1736 in Metz, Moselle (France) and killed in odium fidei on  09 April 1794 in Dax, Landes (France);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God  BASILIO MARTINELLI, professed priest of the Congregation of the Schools of Charity, Cavanis Institute; born on 27 December 1872 in Calceranica, Trent (Italy) and died on 16 March 1962 in Possagno, Treviso (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God MARÍA ANTONIA DE PAZ FIGUEROA (in religion: MARIA ANTONIA OF SAINT JOSEPH),  founder of the Beaterio  of the Spiritual Exercise of Buenos Aires (now the Congregation of the Daughters of the Divine Savior); born in 1730 in Silípica, Santiago del Estero (Argentina) and died on 06 March 1799 in Buenos Aires (Argentina);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God KASIMIRA KAUPAS (in religion: MARIA), founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of Saint Casimir; born on 06 January 1880 in Ramygala, Panevėžys (Lithuania) and died there on 17 April 1940 in Chicago, Illinois (United States);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God GERTRUDE PROSPERI (in religion: MARIA LUISA),  professed religious of the Order Saint Benedict; born on 19 August 1799 in Fogliano di Cascia, Perugia (Italy) and died on 12 September 1847 in Trevi, Perugia (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God MARÍA DEL CARMEN ALBARRACÍN PASCUAL (in religion: MARÍA TERESA), professed religious of the Religious of Mary Immaculate, Claretian Missionary Sisters; born on 01 May 1927 in Puerto de Mazarrón, Murcia (Spain)  and died on 12 March 1946 in Barcelona (Spain); and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God LUCIA CAVALLO (in religion: MARIA PLAUTILLA), professed religious of the Little Missionary Sisters of Charity; born on 18 November 1913 in Roata Chiusani Centallo, Cuneo (Italy) and died on 05 October 1947 in Genoa (Italy).

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

01/07/2010


Sixteen Decrees Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - Today, 27 March 2010, Pope Benedict XVI received Archbishop Angelo Amato, sdb, prefect of the Congregation of the Causes of the Saints, in a private audience. During that audience, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate the following sixteen decrees regarding:

B. Rodríguez

J. de Palafox B. Maix

A.M. Adorni

M.I. Salvat Y. Nehmé S. Bogdánffy G. Hirschfelder

L. Grozde

F.A. Marcucci J.F. Gnidovec L. Novarese

H. Delille

R. Bonzel A. Streitel M.F. Guggiari

- a miracle, attributed to the intercession of Blessed BONIFACIA RODRÍGUEZ CASTRO, founder of the Congregation of the Missionary Servants of Saint Joseph; born on 06 June 1837 in Salamanca (Spain) and died on 08 August 1905 in Zamora (Spain); beatified on 09 November 2003;

- a miracle, attributed to the intercession of the Venerable JUAN DE PALAFOX MENDOZA, first bishop of Puebla de los Ángeles and then bishop of Osma; born on 24 June 1600 in Fitero, Navarra (Spain) and died on 01 October 1659 in Osma, Soria (Spain); declared venerable on 17 January 2009;

- a miracle, attributed to the intercession of the Venerable MARIA BÁRBARA MAIX (in religion: MARIA BÁRBARA OF THE HOLY TRINITY), founder of Congregation of the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary; born on 27 June 1818 in Vienna (Austria) and died on 17 March 1873 in Catumbi, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil); declared venerable on 03 July 2008;

- a miracle, attributed to the intercession of the Venerable ANNA MARIA ADORNI BOTTI, widow and founder of the Congregation of the Servants of the Immaculata; born on 19 June 1805 in Fivizzano, Massa (Italy) and died on 07 February 1893 in Parma (Italy); declared venerable on 06 February 1978;

- a miracle, attributed to the intercession of the Venerable MARÍA ISABEL SALVAT ROMERO (in religion: MARÍA DE LA PURÍSIMA OF THE CROSS), professed religious and superior general of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Company of the Cross ; born on 20 February 1926 in Madrid (Spain) and died on 31 October 1998 in Seville (Spain); declared venerable on 17 January 2009;

- a miracle, attributed to the intercession of the Venerable YŪSUF NEHMÉ (in religion: ESŢFĀN), professed religious of the Lebanese Maronite Order; born at the beginning of March 1889 in Lehfed, Jabal Lubnān (Lebanon) and died on 30 August 1938 in Kfifane, Ash Shamāl (Lebanon); declared venerable on 17 December 2007;

- the martyrdom of the Servant of God SZILÁRD IGNÁC BOGDÁNFFY, bishop of Oradea Mare of the Latins; born on 21 February 1911 in Crna Bara (a.k.a. Feketetó), Čoka (then in Hungary; now in Serbia) and killed in odium fidei on 03 October 1953 in Aiud (a.k.a. Nagyenyed), Alba (Romania);

- the martyrdom of the Servant of God GERHARD HIRSCHFELDER, priest of the vicariate of Glatz (now part of the archdiocese of Münster); born on 17 February 1907 in Kłodzko (a.k.a. Glatz), Dolnośląskie (then in Germany; now in Poland) and killed in odium fidei on 01 August 1942 in Dachau, Oberbayern (Germany);

- the martyrdom of the Servant of God LOJZE GROZDE, young layperson of the archdiocese of Ljubljana; born on  27 May 1923 in Tržišče, Zgornje Vodale (Slovenia) and killed in odium fidei on 01 January 1943 in Mirna, Trebnje (Slovenia);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God  FRANCESCO ANTONIO MARCUCCI, bishop of Montalto and founder of the Congregation of the Pious Workers of Mary Immaculate; born on 27 November 1717 in Force, Ascoli Piceno (Italy) and died on 12 July 1798 in Montalto delle Marche, Ascoli Piceno (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God  JANEZ FRANČIŠEK GNIDOVEC, professed priest of the Congregation of  the Missions (Vincentians) and bishop of Skopje; born on 29 September 1873 in Veliki Lipovec, Žužemberk (Slovenia) and died on 03 February 1939 in Ljubljana (Slovenia);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God LUIGI NOVARESE, priest of the diocese of Frascati and founder of the Apostolate of the Suffering and the and Silent Workers of the Cross; born on 29 July 1914 in Casale Monferrato, Alessandria (Italy) and died on 20 July 1984 in Rocca Priora, Rome (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God HENRIETTE DELILLE, founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family of New Orleans; born between 1812 and 1813 in New Orleans, Louisiana (United States) and died there on 17 November 1862;

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God REGINA CHRISTINE WILHELMINE BONZEL (in religion: MARIA THERESIA), founder of the Institute of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration; born on 17 September 1830 in Olpe, Arnsberg (Germany) and died there on 06 February 1905;

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God AMALIA STREITEL (in religion: MARIA FRANZISKA OF THE CROSS), founder of the Institute of the Sisters of the Sorrowful Mother; born on 24 November 1844 in Mellrichstadt, Rhön-Grabfeld (Germany) and died on 06 March 1911 in Castel Sant’Elia, Viterbo (Italy); and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God MARÍA GUGGIARI ECHEVERRÍA (in religion: MARÍA FELICIA OF JESUS IN THE 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).

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

27/03/2010


Canonization SCHEDULES Announced

VATICAN CITY - At 11 a.m. this morning, in the Consistory Hall of the Vatican Apostolic Palace, Pope Benedict XVI held an ordinary public consistory during the celebration of midday prayers for the canonization of Blesseds:

  • STANISŁAW SOŁTYS [KAZIMIERCZYK], professed priest of the Order of Canons Regular of the Lateran;

  • Alfred Bessette (in religion: André), professed religious of the Congregation of Holy Cross;

  • JUANA JOSEFA CIPITRIA BARRIOLA (in religion: CÁNDIDA MARÍA OF JESUS), founder of the Congregation of the Daughters of Jesus;

  • Maria ELlen MacKillop (in religion: Mary of the Cross), founder of the Congregation of the Sisters Saint Joseph of the Sacred Heart;

  • Giulia Salzano, founder of the Congregation of the Catechist Sisters of the Sacred Heart; and,

  • CAMILLA da Varano (in religion: BATTISTa), professed religious of the Order of Saint Clare.

The canonization ceremony for these blesseds will take place on Sunday, 17 October 2010, in Rome.

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

19/02/2010


 

 


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