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~ News 2016 ~

EIGHT DECREES Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - Yesterday, 21 December 2016, 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:

F. Míguez L. Naudet M. Casals J.B. Fouque L. Marcelli M.R. Lladó C. Merloni I. Zorzano

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed 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; born on 24 March 1831 in Xamirás, Orense (Spain) and died on 08 March 1925 in Getafé, Madrid (Spain); beatified on 25 October 1998;

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God LEOPOLDINA NAUDET, founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family; born on 31 May 1773 in Florence (Italy) and died on 17 August 1834 in Verona (Italy); heroic virtues confirmed on 06 July 2007;

- the martyrdom of the Servants of God MATEU CASALS MAS, professed priest, FERRAN CASAJÚS ALDUÁN, professed cleric, FERRAN SAPERAS ALUJA, professed religious, and 106 COMPANIONS from the Congregation of Missionaries, Sons of the Immaculate Heart of the Virgin Mary (Claretians), killed in odium fidei between 1936 and 1937 in the religious persecution during the Spanish Civil War;

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God JEAN-BAPTISTE FOUQUE, priest of the archdiocese of Marseilles; born on 19 September 1851 in Marseilles, Bouches-du-Rhône (France) and died there on 05 December 1926;

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Egidio Marcelli (in religion: Lorenzo of the Holy Spirit), professed religious of the Congregation of the Passion (Passionists); born on 30 August 1874 in Caprarola, Viterbo (Italy) and died on 14 October 1953 in Nettuno, Rome (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Sebastiana Lladó Sala (in religion: Maria Rafaela of the Sacred Heart of Jesus), founder of the Congregation of the Missionaries of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary; born on 02 January 1814 in Campos, Mallorca, Islas Baleares (Spain) and died there on 08 March 1899;

- the heroic virtues of the 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); and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God ISIDORO ZORZANO LEDESMA, layperson of the personal prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei; born on 13 September 1902 in Buenos Aires (Argentina) and died on 15 July 1943 in Madrid (Spain).

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

22/12/2016


TWELVE DECREES Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - Yesterday, 01 December 2016, 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:

G. Schiavo V. Queralt T. Matulionis S. Rother G. Massaja N. Russo
J. Bau M. Ciceri S. Aubert L. Casanova A. Caouette L. Nastał

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God GIOVANNI SCHIAVO, professed priest of the Congregation of Saint Joseph (Josephites of Murialdo); born on 08 July 1903 in Sant’Urbano de Montecchio Maggiore, Vicenza (Italy) and died on 27 January 1967 in Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil); heroic virtues confirmed on 14 December 2015;

- the martyrdom of the Servant of God VICENÇ QUERALT LLORET, priest of the Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians), and 20 COMPANIONS from the Congregation of the Mission, the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul, the clergy of the Diocese of Cartagena and lay members of the Association of the Sons of Mary of the Miraculous Medal, killed in odium fidei between 1936 and 1937 in the religious persecution during the Spanish Civil War;

- the martyrdom of the Servant of God TeofilIUS Matulionis, archbishop of Kaišiadorys (Lithuania), born on 22 June 1873 in Alantos, Molėtai (Lithuania) and killed in odium fidei on 20 August 1962 in Seduva, Radviliškis (Lithuania);

- the martyrdom of the Servant of God Stanley Francis Rother, priest of the archdiocese of Oklahoma City; born on 27 March 1935 in Okarche, Oklahoma (United States) and killed in odium fidei on 28 July 1981 in Santiago Atitlán, Sololá (Guatemala);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God LORENZO ANTONIO MASSAJA (in religion: GUGLIELMO FROM PIOVÀ), professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin; bishop and vicar apostolic of Harar; Cardinal of the Holy Roman Church, born on 08 June 1809 in Piovà, Asti (Italy), died on 06 August 1889 in San Giorgio a Cremano, Naples (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Nunzio Russo, priest of the archdiocese of Palermo and founder of the Congregation of the Daughters of the Cross; born on 30 October 1841 in Palermo (Italy), died there on 22 November 1906;

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God José Bau Burguet, priest of the archdiocese of Valencia; born on 20 April 1867 in Burguet, Valencia (Spain), died on 22 November 1932 in Valencia (Spain);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Mario Ciceri, priest of the archdiocese of Milan; born on 08 September 1900 in Veduggio, Milan (Italy), died on 04 April 1945 in Brentana di Sulbiate, Monza e Brianza (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Suzanne Aubert (in religion: Mary Joseph), founder of the Daughters of Our Lady of Compassion; born on 19 June 1835 in Saint-Symphorien-de-Laye, Loire (France), died on 01 October 1926 in Wellington (New Zealand);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Luz Rodríguez-Casanova García San Miguel, founder of the Congregation of the Apostolic Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus; born on 28 August 1873 in Avilés, Asturias (Spain), died on 08 January 1949 in Madrid (Spain);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God AurÉliE CAOUETTE (in religion: Catherine AurÉliE of the Precious Blood), founder of the Sisters Adorers of the Most Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Union of Saint-Hyacinthe; born on 11 July 1833 in Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec (Canada), died there on 06 July 1905; and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Maria Nastał (in religion: Leonia), professed Sister of the Congregation of the Little Servant Sisters of the Immaculate Conception; born on 08 November 1903 in Stara Wieś, Brzozów (Poland), died there on 10 January 1940.

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

02/12/2016


FOUR DECREES Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - Yesterday, 10 October 2016, 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:

L. Zambrano T. Arnáiz T. Spinelli M.C. Panas

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God LUIS ZAMBRANO BLANCO, priest of the archdiocese of Mérida-Badajoz and founder of the Secular Institute of the Hearth of Nazareth; born on 23 December 1909 in Fuente del Maestre, Badajoz (Spain) and died on 14 February 1983 in Badajoz (Spain);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God TIBURCIO ARNÁIZ MUÑOZ, professed priest of the Society of Jesus; born on 11 August 1865 in Valladolid (Spain) and died on 18 July 1926 in Granada (Spain);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God TERESA SPINELLI, founder of the Congregation of the Augustinian Sisters Servants of Jesus and Mary; born on 01 October 1789 in Rome (Italy) and died on 22 January 1850 in Frosinone (Italy); and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God AGNESE PACIFICA PANAS (in religion: MARIA COSTANZA), professed religious of the Order of the Capuchin Poor Clares; born on 15 January 1896 in Alano di Piave, Belluno (Italy) and died on 28 May 1963 in Fabriano, Ancona (Italy).

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

11/10/2016


NINE DECREES PROMULGATED

VATICAN CITY - This morning, 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:

L. Ormières

A. Arribas J. Mayr-Nusser A. Gallegos R. Sánchez A. García G. Marchetti G. Viale P. Notari

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable LOUIS-ANTOINE-ROSE ORMIÈRES LACASE, priest of the diocese of Carcassone and founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Guardian Angel; born on 14 July 1809 in Quillan, Aude (France) and died on 16 January 1890 in Gijón, Asturias (Spain); heroic virtues confirmed on 08 March 1997;

- the martyrdom of the Servants of God ANTONIO ARRIBAS HORTIGÜELA and 6 COMPANIONS,  professed priests and religious of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, killed in odium fidei on 29 September 1936 in Pont de Ser, Serinyá, Girona (Spain) during the religious persecution during the Spanish Civil War;

- the martyrdom of the Servant of God JOSEF MAYR-NUSSER, married layperson of the diocese of Bolzano-Bressanone; born on 27 December 1910 in Bolzano (a.k.a. Bozen) (Italy) and killed in odium fidei on 24 February 1945 in Erlangen (Germany);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God ANTONIO GALLEGOS, professed priest of the Order of Augustinian Recollects, titular bishop of Sasabe and auxiliary bishop of Sacramento; born on 20 February 1931 in Albuquerque, New Mexico (United States) and died on 06 October 1991 in Yuba, California (United States);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God RAFAEL SÁNCHEZ GARCÍA, priest of the archdiocese of Mérida-Badajoz; born on 14 June 1911 in Oliva de Frontera, Badajoz (Spain) and died on 08 August 1973 in Badajoz (Spain);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God ANDRÉS FILOMENO GARCÍA ACOSTA, professed religious of the Order of Friars Minor; born on 10 January 1800 in Ampuyenta, Fuerteventura, Islas Canarias (Spain) and died on 14 January 1853 in Santiago (Chile);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God GIUSEPPE MARCHETTI, professed priest of the Congregation of the Missionaries of Saint Charles Borromeo (Scalabrinians) and cofounder of the Congregation of the Missionary Sisters of Saint Charles Borromeo (Scalabrinian Sisters); born on 03 October 1869 in Lombrici di Camaiore, Lucca (Italy) and died on 14 December 1896 in São Paolo (Brazil);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God CARLO ANTONIO SERAFINO VIALE (in religion: GIACOMO), professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor; born on 28 February 1830 in Airole, Imperia (Italy) and died on 16 April 1912 in Bordighera, Imperia (Italy); and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God MADDALENA ROSA NOTARI (in religion: MARIA PIA OF THE CROSS), founder of the Congregation of Crucified Sisters Adorers of the Eucharist; born on 2 December 1847 in Capriglia, Pellezzano, Salerno (Italy) and died on 1 July 1919 in San Giorgio a Cremano, Naples (Italy).

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

8/07/2016


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

  • Guillaume-Nicolas-Louis Leclercq (in religion: Salomon), professed religious of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools (De La Salle Brothers), martyr;

  • Manuel González García, bishop of Palencia and founder of the Congregation of the Eucharistic Missionaries of Nazareth and the Eucharistic Reparation Union;

  • Lodovico Pavoni, priest and founder of the Congregations of the Sons of Mary Immaculate;

  • Alfonso Maria Fusco, priest of the diocese of Nocera Inferiore-Sarno and founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of Saint John the Baptist; and,

  • ÉLISABETH CATEZ (in religion: ÉLISABETH OF THE TRINITY), professed religious of the Order of Discalced Carmelites.

The Holy Father decreed that these Blesseds will be inscribed in the catalog of saints on Sunday, 16 October 2016.

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

20/06/2016


EIGHT DECREES PROMULGATED

VATICAN CITY - This morning, 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:

J. Álvarez

A. Stojan V. Garrido P.M. Guzmán L. Lo Verde B. de Vasconcelos M.E. Oliver M. Guízar

- the martyrdom of the Servants of God JOSÉ ÁLVAREZ-BENAVIDES DE LA TORRE, priest of the diocese of Almería, and 114 COMPANIONS, priests, consecrated persons and laypersons killed in odium fidei between 1936 and 1939 in the religious persecution during the Spanish Civil War;

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Antonín Cyril Stojan, archbishop of Olomouc; born on 22 May 1851 in Beňov, Přerov (Czech Republic) and died on 29 September 1923 in Olomouc (Czech Republic);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God VICENTE GARRIDO PASTOR, priest of the archdiocese of Valencia and founder of the Secular Institute of the Workers of the Cross; born on 12 November 1896 in Valencia (Spain) and died on there on 16 April 1975;

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God JOSÉ BARDOMIANO DE JESÚS GUZMÁN FIGUEROA (in religion: PABLO MARÍA), professed priest of the Missionaries of the Holy Spirit and founder of the Eucharistic Missionaries of the Most Holy Trinity; born on 25 September 1897 in Cuanamuco, Moroléon, Guanajuato (Mexico) and died on 17 February 1967 in Mexico City (Mexico);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God FILIPPO LO VERDE (in religion: LUIGI), professed cleric of the Order of Friars Minor Conventuals; born on 20 December 1910 in Tebourba, Aryanah (Tunisia) and died on 12 February 1932 in Palermo (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God BERNARDO VAZ LOBO TEIXEIRA DE VASCONCELOS (in religion: BERNARDO OF THE ANNUNCIATION), professed cleric of the Order of Saint Benedict (Annunciation Congregation); born on 07 July 1902 in São Romão do Corgo, Braga (Portugal) and died on 04 July 1932 in Foz do Douro, Porto (Portugal);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God JOSEFA OLIVER MOLINA (in religion: MARÍA ELISEA), founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Virgin of Mount Carmel; born on 09 July 1869 in Benidoleig, Alicante (Spain) and died on 17 December 1931 in Orihuela, Alicante (Spain); and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God MARÍA DE JESÚS GUÍZAR BARRAGÁN (in religion: MARÍA OF THE MERCIFUL LOVE OF JESUS), founder of the Guadalupan Handmaids of Christ the Priest; born on 11 November 1899 in Cotija, Michoacan (Mexico) and died on 06 January 1973 in Tulpetlac, Estado de México (Mexico).

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

14/06/2016


THREE DECREES Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - Yesterday, 9 May 2016, 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:

L. Pavoni S. Leclerq R.M. Almansa

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Blessed LODOVICO PAVONI, priest and founder of the Congregations of the Sons of Mary Immaculate; born on 11 September 1784 in Brescia (Italy) and died on 01 April 1849 in Saiano, Brescia (Italy); beatified on 14 April 2002;

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Blessed GUILLAUME-NICOLAS-LOUIS LECLERQ (in religion: SALOMON), professed religious of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools (De La Salle Brothers); born on 15 November 1745 in Boulogne-ser-Mer, Pas-de-Calais (France) and martyred on 02 September 1792 at the Hôtel des Carmes, Paris (France); beatified on 17 October 1926; and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God RAFAÉL MANUEL ALMANSA RIAÑO, professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor; born on 02 August 1840 in Bogotá (Colombia) and died on there on 28 June 1927.

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

10/05/2016


TWELVE DECREES PROMULGATED

VATICAN CITY - Yesterday, 26 April 2016, 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. Fusco

J. Sullivan V. Prennushi J. Antón Choe Yang-eop T. S. Del Prete
W. Katarzyniec M.C. Addatis

M.E. Carrasco

L. Baraggia I. Corsaro M. Grases

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Blessed alfonso Maria Fusco, priest of the diocese of Nocera Inferiore-Sarno and founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of Saint John the Baptist; born on 23 March 1839 in Angri, Salerno (Italy) and died on there on 06 February 1910; beatified on 07 October 2001;

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable JOHN SULLIVAN, professed priest of the Society of Jesus; born on 08 May 1861 in Dublin (Ireland) and died on there on 19 February 1933; heroic virtues confirmed on 07 November 2014;

- the martyrdom of the Servants of God NIKOLLË PRENNUSHI (in religion: VINÇENC), professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor and archbishop of Durrës, and 37 COMPANIONS, priests, consecrated persons, and laypeople killed in odium fidei between 1945 and 1974 in Albania;

- the martyrdom of the Servants of God JOSÉ ANTÓN GÓMEZ and 3 COMPANIONS, professed priest of the Order of Saint Benedict (Solesmes Congregation); killed in odium fidei in 1936 in the religious persecution during the Spanish Civil War;

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God CHOE YANG-EOP THOMAS [최양업 토마스], priest of the diocese of Masan; born on 01 March 1821 in Cheongyang-gun, Chungcheongnam-do (South Korea) and died on 15 June 1861 in Jincheon-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do (South Korea);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God VINCENZO DEL PRETE (in religion: SOSIO), professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor and founder of the Congregation of the Little Handmaids of Christ the King; born on 27 December 1885 in Frattamaggiore, Naples (Italy) and died on 27 January 1952 in Naples (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God JÓZEF KATARZYNIEC (in religion: WENANTY), professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor Conventuals; born on 07 October 1889 in Obydiv, Lviv (Ukraine) and died on 31 March 1921 in Kalwaria Pacławska, Fredropol, Przemyśl (Poland);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God EMILIA PASQUALINA ADDATIS (in religion: MARIA CONSIGLIA OF THE HOLY SPIRIT), founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Addolorata, Servants of Mary; born on 05 January 1845 in Naples (Italy) and died on there on 11 January 1900;

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God CATALINA DE LA ENCARNACIÓN CARRASCO TENORIO (in religion: MARÍA DE LA ENCARNACIÓN OF SAINT FRANCIS OF ASSISI), founder of the Congregation of the Franciscan Sisters of the Flock of Mary; born on 24 March 1840 in Puebla de Guzmán, Huelva (Spain) and died on 24 November 1917 in Cádiz (Spain);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God LAURA ROSA BARAGGIA (in religion: MARIA LAURA), founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Family of the Sacred Heart of Jesus; born on 01 May 1851 in Brentana di Sulbiate, Monza e Brianza (Italy) and died on there on 18 December 1923;

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God ILIA CORSARO, founder of the Congregation of the Little Missionary Sisters of the Eucharist; born on 04 October 1897 in Ercolano (a.k.a. Resina), Naples (Italy) and died on 23 March 1977 in Bagnoli, Naples (Italy); and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God MARÍA MONTSERRAT GRASES GARCÍA, young layperson of the personal prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei; born on 10 July 1941 in Barcelona (Spain) and died on there on 26 March 1959.

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

27/04/2016


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

  • JOSÉ SÁNCHEZ DEL RÍO, child of the diocese of Zamora and martyr;

  • JAN PAPCZYŃSKI (in religion: STANISŁAW OF JESUS AND MARY), professed priest and founder of the Marian Clerics of the Immaculate Conception;

  • José Gabriel del Rosario Brochero, priest of the diocese of Córdoba;

  • Maria Elisabetta Hesselblad, founder of the Order of the Most Holy Savior of Saint Bridget (Bridgettine Sisters); and,

  • ANJËZË GONXHE BOJAXHIU (in religion: TERESA), founder of the Congregations of the Missionaries of Charity (Sisters, Brothers and Fathers).

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: Sunday, 5 June 2016, Stanisław of Jesus and Mary and Maria Elisabetta Hesselblad; Sunday, 4 September 2016, Teresa of Calcutta; Sunday, 16 October 2016, José Sánchez del Río and José Gabriel del Rosario Brochero.

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

15/03/2016


TWELVE DECREES Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - Yesterday afternoon, 03 March 2016, 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:

M. González

E. Catez M.E. Grialou A. de Paz S. Ferrando E. Verjus
G.B. Quilici B. Mattio

Q. Pignalberi

T. Campostrini B. Piccolimini M.N. Sánchez

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Blessed Manuel González García, bishop of Palencia, founder of the Congregation of the Eucharistic Missionaries of Nazareth and the Eucharistic Reparation Union; born on 25 February 1877 in Seville (Spain) and died on 04 January 1940 in Palencia (Spain); beatified on 29 April 2001;

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Blessed ÉLISABETH CATEZ (in religion: ÉLISABETH OF THE TRINITY), professed religious of the Order of Discalced Carmelites; born on 18 July 1880 in Avord, Cher (France) and died on 09 November 1906 in Dijon, Côte-d’Or (France); beatified on 25 November 1984;

- a miracle, attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God HENRI GRIALOU (in religion: MARIE-EUGÈNE OF THE CHILD JESUS), professed priest of the Order of Discalced Carmelites and founder of the Secular Institute “Notre-Dame de Vie”; born on 02 December 1894 in Le Gua, Aveyron (France) and died on 27 March 1967 in Venasque, Vaucluse (France); heroic virtues confirmed on 19 December 2011;

- a miracle, attributed to the intercession of the Venerable 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 on in 1730 in Silípica, Santiago del Estero (Argentina) and died on 06 March 1799 in Buenos Aires (Argentina); heroic virtues confirmed on 01 July 2010;

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God STEFANO FERRANDO, professed priest of the Salesian Society of Don Bosco, titular archbishop of Troina, bishop of Shillong, and founder of the Congregation of the Missionary Sisters of Mary Help of Christians; born on 28 September 1895 in Rossiglione, Genoa (Italy) and died on 20 June 1978 in Genova-Quarto, Genoa (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Enrico Battista Stanislao Verjus, professed priest of the Congregation of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, titular Bishop of Limyra, coadjutor of the vicar apostolic of New Guinea; born on 26 May 1860 in Oleggio, Novara (Italy) and died on there on 13 November 1892;

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God GIOVANNI BATTISTA QUILICI, priest of the diocese of Livorno and founder of the Congregation of the Daughters of the Crucified; born on 26 April 1791 in Livorno (Italy) and died on there on 10 June 1844;

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God BERNARDO MATTIO, priest of the diocese of Saluzzo; born on 02 January 1845 in Saluzzo, Cuneo (Italy) and died on 11 April 1914 in Dronero, Cuneo (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God QUIRICO PIGNALBERI, professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor Conventuals; born on 11 July 1891 in Serrone, Frosinone (Italy) and died on 18 July 1982 in Anzio Colonia, Rome (Italy);

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God TEODORA CAMPOSTRINI, founder of the Congregation of the Minim Sisters of Charity of Our Lady of Sorrows; born on 26 October 1788 in Verona (Italy) and died on there on 22 May 1860;

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God BIANCA PICCOLOMINI CLEMENTINI, founder of the Company of the Daughters of Saint Angela Merici of Siena; born on 07 April 1875 in Siena (Italy) and died on there on 14 August 1959; and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God MARÍA NIEVES SÁNCHEZ FERNÁNDEZ (in religion: MARÍA NIEVES OF THE HOLY FAMILY), professed religious of the Institute of the Daughters of Mary, Religious of the Pious Schools (Escolapias); born on 02 May 1900 in Villanueva, Córdoba (Spain) and died on 01 May 1978 in Córdoba (Spain).

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

04/03/2016


TEN DECREES Promulgated

VATICAN CITY - Yesterday afternoon, 21 January 2016, 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:

S. Papczyński

J.G. Brochero J. Sánchez del Río

F. M. Greco

E. Sanna
E. Unzeitig G. Fueyo

I. Takayama Ukon

A. Migliavacca L. Velotti

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Blessed JAN PAPCZYŃSKI (in religion: STANISŁAW OF JESUS AND MARY), professed priest and founder of the Marian Clerics of the Immaculate Conception; born on 18 May 1631 in Podegrodzie, Nowy Sącz (Poland), and died on 17 September 1701 in Góra Kalwaria, Mazowieckie (Poland); beatified on 16 September 2007;

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Blessed José Gabriel del Rosario Brochero, priest of the diocese of Córdoba; born on 16 March 1840 in Santa Rosa de Río Primero, Córdoba (Argentina) and died on 26 January 1914 in Villa del Tránsito, Córdoba (Argentina); beatified on 14 September 2013;

-  a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Blessed JOSÉ SÁNCHEZ DEL RÍO, child of the diocese of Zamora; born on 28 March 1913 in Sahuayo, Michoacán de Ocampo (Mexico) and killed there in odium fidei on 10 February 1928; beatified on 20 November 2005;

- a miracle, attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God FRANCESCO MARIA GRECO, priest of the archdiocese of Cosenza-Bisignano and founder of the Congregation of the Little Workers of the Sacred Hearts; born on 26 July 1857 in Acri, Cosenza (Italy) and died on there on 13 January 1931; heroic virtues confirmed on 19 April 2004;

- a miracle, attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God ELISABETTA SANNA, layperson of the dioceses of Rome and Sassari; widow; member of the Secular Franciscan Order and of the Association of the Union of the Catholic Apostolate;   born on 23 April 1788 in Codrongianos, Sassari (Italy) and died on 17 February 1857 in Rome (Italy); heroic virtues confirmed on 27 January 2014;

- the martyrdom of the Servant of God HUBERT UNZEITIG (in religion: ENGELMAR), priest of the Congregation of the Missionaries of Marianhill; born on 01 March 1911 in Hradec nad Svitavou (a.k.a. Greifendorf), Svitavy (Czech Republic); died on ex aerumnis carceris on 02 March 1945 in KZ Dachau (Germany);

- the martyrdom of the Servants of God GENARO FUEYO CASTAÑON, priest of the diocese of Oviedo, and 3 COMPANIONS, lay faithful of the diocese of Oviedo; killed in odium fidei in 1936 in the religious persecution during the Spanish Civil War;

- the martyrdom of the Servant of God IUSTUS TAKAYAMA UKON (高山右近), layperson of the archdiocese of Tokyo; married; born on in ca. 1552 in Haibara-cho, Nara (Japan); died ex acertatibus et vexationibusque pro fidei quibus pertulit on 03 February 1615 in Manila (Philippines);

- the heroic virtues of the 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); and,

- the heroic virtues of the Servant of God MARIA VELOTTI (in religion: MARIA LUIGIA OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT), founder of the Institute of the Franciscan Sisters Adorers of the Holy Cross; born on 16 November 1826 in Soccavo, Naples (Italy) and died on 03 September 1886 in Casoria, Naples (Italy).

Posted by:

Charles G. Braganza 

Date:

22/01/2016


 

 


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