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~1931~

   

1) 13 January in Acri, Cosenza (Italy)

   

FRANCESCO MARIA GRECO

priest of the archdiocese of Cosenza-Bisignano;

founder, Little Workers of the Sacred Hearts

born: 26 July 1857 in Acri, Cosenza (Italy)

                    

competent forum: Cosenza-Bisignano

CCS protocol number: 1325

type of cause: heroic virtues

  

opening of informative process: 1957

closing of informative process: 31 October 1977

decree on writings: 23 May 1981

decree on validity of informative process: 16 February 1990

submission of Positio to CCS: 1994

particular meeting of theological consultors: 02 December 2003

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 09 March 2004

promulgation of decree on heroic virtues: 19 April 2004

    opening of diocesan inquiry on miracle for beatification: 16 January 2009

    closing of diocesan inquiry on miracle for beatification: 17 November 2011

    decree on validity of diocesan inquiry on miracle: 01 June 2012

    meeting of the Medical Board: 21 May 2015

    particular meeting of theological consultors: 10 September 2015

    session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 12 January 2016

    promulgation of decree on miracle: 21 January 2016

beatification: 21 May 2016

                    

postulator: Fra Giovangiuseppe Califano, ofm        

petitioner: [see 1936: Raffaela De Vicenti (Maria Teresa)]

website: www.istitutopiccoleoperaiedeisacricuori.it

                    

                    

2) 19 January in Valletta (Malta)

      

ISIDOR FORMOSA

priest of the archdiocese of Malta;

founder, Ursuline Sisters of Malta

born: 15 November 1851 in Valletta (Malta)

                     

competent forum: Malta

CCS protocol number: 2492

type of cause: heroic virtues

                          

nihil obstat: 04 September 2002

opening of diocesan inquiry:

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry:

submission of Positio to CCS:

session of historical consultants:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

    

postulator:

petitioner: Sorijiet Orsolini, Triq Karm Galea S.D.B., Sliema, SLM 1934, MALTA

website: ursulinesistersmalta.com

                      

                    

3) 22 January in Vienna (Austria)

                    

BATTHYÁNY-STRATTMANN LÁSZLÓ

layperson of the archdiocese of Vienna; married

born: 28 October 1870 in Dunakiliti, Györ-Moson-Sopron (Hungary)

                    

competent forum: Vienna/Szombathely/Eisenstadt

CCS protocol number: 1206

type of cause: heroic virtues

                    

                      

opening of informative process:

closing of informative process:

decree on validity of informative process: 17 June 1988

submission of Positio to CCS: 1991

particular meeting of theological consultors: 13 December 1991

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 02 June 1992

promulgation of decree on heroic virtues: 11 July 1992

    opening of diocesan inquiry on miracle for beatification: 

    closing of diocesan inquiry on miracle for beatification: 

    decree on validity of diocesan inquiry on miracle: 16 March 1997

    meeting of the Medical Board:

    particular meeting of theological consultors: 15 February 2002

    session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 07 May 2002

    promulgation of decree on miracle: 05 July 2002

beatification: 23 March 2003 

                    

postulator: Mons. Németh László

petitioner: Szombathelyi egyházmegye, Berzsenyi Dániel tér 3, Pf. 41, 9701 Szombathely, HUNGARY

webpage: www.beatus-ladislaus.eu

   

   

4) 28 January in Buenos Aires (Argentina)

                    

LEONOR LÓPEZ DE MATURANA ORTIZ DE ZÁRATE

(LEONOR OF SAINT ALOYSIUS)

professed religious, Carmelite Sisters of Charity “Vedruna”

born: 25 July 1884 in Bilbao, Vizcaya (Spain)

                    

competent forum: La Merced

CCS protocol number: 1163

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

nihil obstat to initiate cognitional process: 17 November 1979

opening of cognitional process:

closing of cognitional process:

decree on validity of cognitional process: 13 December 1985

submission of Positio to CCS: 1989

particular meeting of theological consultors: 23 February 1993

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 05 October 1993

promulgation of decree on heroic virtues: 23 December 1993

                        

postulator: Sr. María Concepción López Ramos, ccv

petitioner: Carmelitas de la Caridad – Provincia del Plata, Ayacucho, 460,

                          C1026AAB Capital Federal, ARGENTINA

                     [see also 1854: Joaquima de Vedruna Vidal de Mas (Joaquina of Saint Francis of Assisi)]

website:

   

                    

5) 08 February in Gonawila, Dankotuwa, Puttalam (Sri Lanka)

    

HELENA

layperson of the diocese of Chilaw

born: c. 1848 in Gonawila, Dankotuwa, Puttalam (Sri Lanka)

                    

competent forum: Chilaw

CCS protocol number: 3245

type of cause: heroic virtues

                    

   

nihil obstat: 19 May 2016

opening of diocesan inquiry:

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry:

submission of Positio to CCS:

session of historical consultants:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

                    

postulator:

petitioner: Honourable Helena Foundation of Gonawila, c/o St. Joseph Church,

                          Bolawatta Road, Gonawila, Dankotuwa, SRI LANKA

website: www.honorablehelenaofgonawila.com

  

                            

6) 07 March in Sant’Elpidio a Mare, Ascoli Piceno (Italy)

                    

MARIA GIOIA

layperson of the diocese of Fermo

born: 23 September 1904 in Casette d’Ete, Ascoli Piceno (Italy)

                    

competent forum: Fermo

CCS protocol number: 1291

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

                       

nihil obstat to initiate cognitional process: 31 July 1981

opening of cognitional process: 12 December 1981

closing of cognitional process:

decree on validity of cognitional process: 10 May 1989

submission of Positio to CCS: 1991

particular meeting of theological consultors: 29 April 1997

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 03 March 1998

promulgation of decree on heroic virtues: 06 April 1998

                    

postulator:

petitioner: Parrocchia del SS. Redentore, C.so Garibaldi, 76, 63011 Casette d’Ete (AP), ITALY

website:

                        

                    

7) 13 March in San Diego, California (United States)

   

FEDERICO SALVADOR RAMÓN

priest of the diocese of Almería;

founder, Servants of the Immaculate Child Mary

born: 09 March 1867  in Almería (Spain)

                    

competent forum: Almería

CCS protocol number: 2206

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

transfer of competent forum: 29 November 1997 (from San Diego)

nihil obstat: 18 July 1998

opening of diocesan inquiry:

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry: 07 March 2008

submission of Positio to CCS:

session of historical consultants:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

                    

postulator: Sr. Quintila Cruz Castrejón, ein

petitioner: Esclavas de la Inmaculada Niña, C/ Dr. Espina, 10, 28019 Madrid, SPAIN

website: www.divinainfantita.org

   

                    

8) 26 March in Naples (Italy)

                        

MARIA ANNA LANDI (MARIA OF JESUS)

founder, Handmaids of the Church (n.o.)

born: 21 January 1861 in Naples (Italy)

                    

competent forum: Naples

CCS protocol number: 973

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

                     

nihil obstat: 11 October 1995

opening of diocesan inquiry:

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry:

submission of Positio to CCS:

session of historical consultants:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

                    

postulator: Fra Giovangiuseppe Califano, ofm        

petitioner: Ancelle della Chiesa, Via Nuova a Capodimonte, 14, 80136 Napoli, ITALY

website:

                        

                        

9) 26 March in Honolulu, Hawaii (United States)

                        

JOSEPH DUTTON

layperson of the diocese of Honolulu

born: 27 April 1843 in Stowe, Vermont (United States)

                              

competent forum: Honolulu

CCS protocol number:

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

                     

nihil obstat:

opening of diocesan inquiry:

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry:

                    

postulator:         

petitioner: Joseph Dutton Guild, 1184 Bishop St, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA

website:

   

   

10) 05 May in Lucca (Italy)

   

RENATO MASINI

layperson of the archdiocese of Lucca

born: 15 October 1901 in La Spezia (Italy)

                    

competent forum: Lucca

CCS protocol number: 524

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

                     

opening of informative process:

closing of informative process:

decree on writings: 28 January 1944

introduction of cause:

decree « non cultu »:

opening of apostolic process:

closing of apostolic process:

decree on validity of informative and apostolic processes:

submission of Positio to CCS:

session of historical consultants:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

                    

postulator:

petitioner: Arcidiocesi di Lucca, Via Arcivescovado, 55100 Lucca, ITALY

website:

                    

                    

11) 15 June in São Luís, Imaruí, Santa Catarina (Brazil) in defensum castitatis

                    

ALBERTINA BERKENBROCK

child of the diocese of Tubarão

born: 11 April 1919 in São Luís, Imaruí, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

                    

competent forum: Tubarão

CCS protocol number: 786

type of cause: martyrdom

                    

                     

opening of informative process: 30 December 1954

nihil obstat: 02 October 2001

closing of diocesan inquiry: 2001

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry: 18 January 2002

submission of Positio to CCS: 2002

particular meeting of theological consultors: 26 September 2006

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 21 November 2006

promulgation of decree on martyrdom: 16 December 2006

beatification: 20 October 2007

                    

postulator: Dr. Paolo Vilotta

petitioner: Diocese de Tubarão, Rua Senador Gustavo Richard, 90 – Centro

                          88701-220 – Tubarão – SC, BRAZIL

                     Vicepostulação da Causa A. Berkenbrock, Rua Roberto Zumblick, 981 – Humaitá

                          88704-400 – Tubarão – SC, BRAZIL

website: www.beataalbertina.com

   

   

12) 19 June in Rome (Italy)

                    

GIOVANNI VOLPI

bishop of Arezzo

born: 27 January 1860 in Lucca (Italy)

                    

competent forum: Arezzo-Cortona-San Sepolcro

CCS protocol number: 627

type of cause: heroic virtues

   

       

opening of informative process:

closing of informative process:

decree on writings: 13 December 1961

introduction of cause:

decree « non cultu »:

opening of apostolic process:

closing of apostolic process:

decree on validity of informative and apostolic processes:

submission of Positio to CCS:

session of historical consultants:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

                    

postulator:

petitioner: Diocesi di Arezzo, P.za del Duomo 1, 52100 Arezzo, ITALY

website:

                    

                    

13) 25 July in Puerto de Veracruz, Veracruz (Mexico) in odium fidei

   

DARÍO ACOSTA ZURITA

priest of the diocese of Veracruz

born: 14 December 1908 in Naolinco, Veracruz (Mexico)

                    

competent forum: Veracruz

CCS protocol number: 2239

type of cause: martyrdom

                     

                      

opening of diocesan inquiry: 1994

nihil obstat: 03 September 1998

closing of diocesan inquiry: 1998

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry: 25 February 2000

submission of Positio to CCS: 2004

particular meeting of theological consultors: 15 May 2004

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 15 June 2004

promulgation of decree on martyrdom: 22 June 2004

beatification: 20 November 2005

                    

postulator:

petitioner: Diócesis de Veracruz, Insurgentes Veracruzanos #470, Paseo del Malecón,

                          91700 Veracruz, Ver., MEXICO

website:

      

   

14) 07 September in Warsaw (Poland)

   

IGNACY KŁOPOTOWSKI

priest of the archdiocese of Warsaw;

founder, Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Loreto (n.o.)

born: 20 July 1866 in Korzeniówka, Dziadkowice, Siemiatycze (Poland)

                    

competent forum: Warsaw/Prague

CCS protocol number: 1622

type of cause: heroic virtues

                    

nihil obstat: 22 June 1988

opening of diocesan inquiry:

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry: 20 March 1993

submission of Positio to CCS: 2000

particular meeting of theological consultors: 05 October 2004

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 07 December 2004

promulgation of decree on heroic virtues: 20 December 2004

     opening of diocesan inquiry on miracle for beatification: 

     closing of diocesan inquiry on miracle for beatification: 

     decree on validity of diocesan inquiry on miracle: 09 April 1999

     meeting of the Medical Board: 25 November 2004

     particular meeting of theological consultors: 07 February 2005

     session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 03 May 2005

     promulgation of decree on miracle: 30 May 2005

beatification: 19 June 2005

                    

postulator: Mons. Marian Rola

petitioner: Siostry Loretanki, ul. Sierakowskiego 6, 03-717 Warszawa, POLAND

website: www.loretanki.pl

   

   

15) 08 October in Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico)

                    

CIPRIANO IÑIGUEZ MARTÍN DEL CAMPO

priest of the archdiocese of Guadalajara;

cofounder, Servants of Saint Margaret Mary and of the Poor (n.o.)

born: 22 September 1873 in Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico)

                    

competent forum: Guadalajara

CCS protocol number: 2449

type of cause: heroic virtues

                      

nihil obstat: 29 December 2001

opening of diocesan inquiry:

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry: 24 February 2012

submission of Positio to CCS:

session of historical consultants:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

                    

postulator:

petitioner: [see 1963: Anastacia Guadalupe García Zavala (María Guadalupe)]

website:

                    

                    

16) 24 October in Thottakom, Vaikom, Kottayam (Italy)

    

VARKEY KATTARATH

[വർക്കി കാട്ടറാത്ത്]

founder, Vincentian Congregation

born: 13 October 1851 in Poonjar, Kottayam (India)

                       

competent forum: Kottayam

CCS protocol number:

type of cause: heroic virtues

                       

nihil obstat:

opening of diocesan inquiry: 05 February 2020

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry:

submission of Positio to CCS:

session of historical consultants:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

                    

postulator:

petitioner: Vincentian Congregation, P.B. No. 2250, Edappally, 682024 Kochi, Kerala, INDIA

website: vincentiancongregation.org

  

       

17) 03 November in Moothedam, Maradu, Kochi, Ernakulam (India)

    

GEORGE VAKAYIL [VAKAYILACHAN]

[ജോർജ് വാകയിൽ]

priest of the archdiocese of Verapoly

born: 12 September 1883 in Koonammavu, Kochi, Ernakulam (India)

                    

competent forum: Verapoly

CCS protocol number:

type of cause: heroic virtues

                    

nihil obstat:

opening of diocesan inquiry: 01 September 2013

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry:

submission of Positio to CCS:

session of historical consultants:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

 

postulator:

petitioner: Archdiocese of Verapoly, P. B. No. 2581, Kochi 682 0031 – Kerala, INDIA

website: vakayilachan.com

  

                            

18) 05 November in Parma (Italy)

   

GUIDO MARIA CONFORTI

archbishop of Parma;

founder, Xaverian Missionaries

born: 30 March 1865 in Casalora di Ravadese, Parma (Italy)

                    

competent forum: Parma

CCS protocol number: 506

type of cause: heroic virtues

                      

opening of informative process: 18 March 1941

closing of informative process: 12 September 1942

decree on writings: 12 July 1946

introduction of cause: 29 May 1959

decree « non cultu »: 24 March 1961

opening of apostolic process: 28 March 1960

closing of apostolic process: 07 June 1961

decree on validity of informative and apostolic processes: 07 December 1963

commission of CCS officials and consultants: 13 October 1981

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 15 December 1981

papal confirmation of plenary session sentence: 07 January 1982

promulgation of decree on heroic virtues: 11 February 1982

     opening of diocesan inquiry on miracle for beatification: 1993

     closing of diocesan inquiry on miracle for beatification: 1993

     decree on validity of diocesan inquiry on miracle: 22 October 1993

     meeting of the Medical Board: 22 June 1994

     particular meeting of theological consultors: 09 December 1994

     session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 07 February 1995

     promulgation of decree on miracle: 06 April 1995

beatification: 17 March 1996

     opening of diocesan inquiry on miracle for canonization: 04 October 2005 (Belo Horizonte)

     closing of diocesan inquiry on miracle for canonization: 16 November 2005

     decree on validity of diocesan inquiry on miracle: 05 May 2006

     meeting of the Medical Board: 18 February 2010

     particular meeting of theological consultors: 23 April 2010

     session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 05 October 2010

     promulgation of decree on miracle: 10 December 2010

canonization: 23 October 2011

                    

information: Missionari Saveriani, Viale Vaticano, 40, 00165 Roma, ITALY

                         [1954: Pietro Uccelli;

                          1964: Luigi Carrara and 3 Companions;

                          Burundi: Michel Kayoya and 42 Companions]

website: www.saveriani.org 

                    

                    

19) 14 November in Calcinaia, Pisa (Italy)

   

LODOVICO COCCAPANI

layperson of the diocese of Pisa;

member, Secular Franciscans

born: 23 June 1849 in Calcinaia, Pisa (Italy)

                    

competent forum: Pisa

CCS protocol number: 2151

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

nihil obstat: 28 January 1997

opening of diocesan inquiry:

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry:

submission of Positio to CCS:

session of historical consultants:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

promulgation of decree on heroic virtues: 07 November 2018 

                    

postulator: Fra Damian-Gheorghe Pătraşcu, ofmconv

petitioner: Parrocchia di S. Francesco, P.za San Francesco, 4, 56127 Pisa, ITALY

website:

   

         

20) 05 December in Turin (Italy)

                        

FILIPPO RINALDI

professed religious, Salesians of Don Bosco;

founder, Secular Institute of Don Bosco Volunteers

born: 28 May 1856 in Lu Monferrato, Alessandria (Italy)

                    

competent forum: Turin

CCS protocol number: 749

type of cause: heroic virtues

                      

opening of informative process: 05 November 1947

closing of informative process: 1953

decree on writings: 19 February 1956

introduction of cause: 11 June 1977

opening of apostolic process: 1980

closing of apostolic process: 1981

decree on validity of informative and apostolic processes: 25 June 1982

submission of Positio to CCS: 1985

particular meeting of theological consultors: 14 October 1986

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 23 December 1986

promulgation of decree on heroic virtues: 03 January 1987

    opening of diocesan inquiry on miracle for beatification: 

    closing of diocesan inquiry on miracle for beatification: 

    decree on validity of diocesan inquiry on miracle: 18 July 1986

    meeting of the Medical Board: 07 June 1989

    particular meeting of theological consultors: 13 October 1989

    session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 19 December 1989

    promulgation of decree on miracle: 03 March 1990

beatification: 29 April 1990

                    

postulator: Rev. Pierluigi Cameroni, sdb

petitioner: [1888: Giovanni Bosco]

                     Volontarie di Don Bosco, Via Aureliana, 53, 00187 Roma, ITALY

website:

                    

                    

21) 17 December in Orihuela, Alicante (Spain)

                    

JOSEFA OLIVER MOLINA (MARÍA ELISEA)

founder, Sisters of the Virgin of Mount Carmel (n.o.)

born: 09 July 1869 in Benidoleig, Alicante (Spain)

                    

competent forum: Orihuela-Alicante

CCS protocol number: 1845

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

                     

nihil obstat: 18 February 1992

opening of diocesan inquiry:

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry: 12 February 1993

submission of Positio to CCS: 2001

session of historical consultants:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 07 June 2016

promulgation of decree on heroic virtues: 14 June 2016

                    

postulator: Sr. María Adela de Jesús López Martín, hcarm

petitioner: Hermanas de la Virgen Maria del Monte Carmelo, C/ Pradillo, 63, 28002 Madrid, SPAIN

                     [1918: Carme Badosa Cuatrecasas (Arcàngela)]

website: www.hcarm-orihuela.com

                    

                    

22) 24 December in Bkerke, Keserwan (Lebanon)

   

ELYĀS BUŢROS AL-ḨWAYEK

[الياس بطرس الحويّك]

patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites;

founder, Maronite Sisters of the Holy Family (n.o.)

born: 26 December 1843 in Helta, Batroun (Lebanon)

                    

competent forum: Batroun of the Maronites

CCS protocol number: 2984

 type of cause: heroic virtues

                    

nihil obstat: 30 May 2012

opening of diocesan inquiry: 05 October 2012

closing of diocesan inquiry: 22 June 2014

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry: 30 October 2015

submission of Positio to CCS: 2018

session of historical consultants: 18 April 2018

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

promulgation of decree on heroic virtues:  05 July 2019

                    

postulator:

petitioner: Sœurs Maronites de la Sainte Famille, Couvent de la Sainte Famille, Ebrine, LEBANON

website: saintefamille.org

                    

Note: In several Arabic circles, the name is Romanized as “Elias Peter” or “Elie Pierre”; the family name variably as “Hoayek,” “Hoyek,” “Huayek,” or “Hawayek”.                    

                    

                    

23) 25 December in Ronco di Ghiffa, Verbania (Italy)

                    

LUIGIA LAVIZZARI (MARIA CATERINA OF THE CHILD JESUS)

professed religious, Benedictine Nuns of the Perpetual Adoration

of the Blessed Sacrament

born: 06 October 1867 in Vervio, Sondrio (Italy)

                    

competent forum: Novara

CCS protocol number: 950

type of cause: heroic virtues

    

opening of informative process: 22 May 1956

    opening of rogatory process: 10 April 1959 (Milan)

    closing of rogatory process: 17 June 1959 (Milan)

closing of informative process: 1959

decree on writings: 22 April 1963

introduction of cause: 04 December 1980

opening of apostolic process: 1984

closing of apostolic process: 1987

decree on validity of informative and apostolic processes: 09 December 1988

submission of Positio to CCS: 1995

particular meeting of theological consultors: 19 May 2006

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 19 December 2006

promulgation of decree on heroic virtues: 01 June 2007

                    

postulator: Dr. Francesca Consolini

petitioner: Monastero SS. Trinità , Corso Risorgimento, 274,  28823 Ronco di Ghiffa (VB),  ITALY

website: www.benedettineghiffa.org

             

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