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~1943~

                    

1) 01 January in Mirna, Trebnje (Slovenia) in odium fidei

                        

ALOJZIJ [LOJZE] GROZDE

young layperson of the diocese of Novo Mesto

born: 27 May 1923 in Zgornje Vodale, Sevnica (Slovenia)

                     

competent forum: Novo Mesto

CCS protocol number: 1888

type of cause: martyrdom

                    

                    

opening of diocesan inquiry: 17 October 1992

nihil obstat: 01 December 1992

closing of diocesan inquiry: 01 August 1999

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry: 01 June 2001

submission of Positio to CCS: 2003

particular meeting of theological consultors: 16 June 2009

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 19 January 2010

promulgation of decree on martyrdom: 27 March 2010

beatification: 13 June 2010

                    

postulator: Dr. Silvia Mónica Correale

petitioner: Škofija Novo Mesto, Kapiteljska 1, p. p. 182, 8001 Novo Mesto, SLOVENIA

website:

                    

 

2) 26 January at KZ Dachau (Germany) in odium fidei

   

MICHAŁ KOZAL

auxiliary bishop of Włocławek

born: 27 September 1893 in Nowy Folwark, Krotoszyn (Poland)

                           

competent forum: Włocławek

CCS protocol number: 1140

type of cause: martyrdom

                        

                    

opening of informative process: 08 October 1960

closing of informative process: 29 August 1964

decree on validity of informative process: 27 September 1986

submission of Positio to CCS: 1987

particular meeting of theological consultors: 24 March 1987

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 28 April 1987

promulgation of decree on martyrdom: 08 May 1987

beatification: 14 June 1987

                      

postulator:

petitioner: Diecezja Włocławska, ul. Gdanska 2, 87-800 Włocławek, POLAND

website:

                    

                     

3) 31 January in Annà di Melito Porto Salvo, Reggio Calabria (Italy)

                        

ENRICO MONTALBETTI

archbishop of Reggio Calabria-Bova

born: 12 September 1888 in Venice (Italy)

                     

competent forum: Reggio Calabria-Bova

CCS protocol number: 2230

type of cause: heroic virtues

                    

                      

nihil obstat: 19 May 1998

opening of diocesan inquiry: 18 June 1998

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry:

submission of Positio to CCS:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

                      

postulator:

petitioner: Arcidiocesi di Reggio Calabria-Bova, Via Tommaso Campanella, 63, 89127 Reggio Calabria, ITALY

website:

              

                      

4) 03 February at KZ Dachau (Germany) in odium fidei

   

ALOJS ANDRITZKI [ANDRICKI]

priest of the diocese of Dresden-Meissen

born: 02 July 1914 in Radibor, Dresden (Germany)

                     

competent forum: Dresden-Meissen

CCS protocol number: 2246

type of cause: martyrdom

                    

                    

opening of diocesan inquiry: 01 July 1998

nihil obstat: 27 August 1998

closing of diocesan inquiry: 22 March 2001

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry: 08 February 2002

submission of Positio to CCS: 2003

particular meeting of theological consultors: 07 November 2009

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 09 November 2010

promulgation of decree on martyrdom: 10 December 2010

beatification: 13 June 2011

                    

postulator: Dr. Andrea Ambrosi

petitioner: Cyrill-Methodius-Verein e. V., An der Petrikirche 7, 02625 Bautzen, GERMANY

website: www.kaplan-andritzki.de;

                 www.andricki.de

     

                        

5) 20 February in Ostrów Wielkopolski (Poland)

                        

CZESŁAWA WOJTCZAK (MARIA WŁODZIMIRA)

professed religious, Sisters of Saint Elizabeth

born: 20 February 1909 in Franklinów, Ostrów Wielkopolski (Poland)

                         

competent forum: Poznań

CCS protocol number:

type of cause: heroic virtues

                          

                    

nihil obstat: 24 April 2017

opening of diocesan process: 24 September 2017

closing of diocesan process: 24 May 2020

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry:

submission of Positio to CCS:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

     

postulator: Sr. Maria Anna Jakubowska, csse

petitioner: Siostry Elżbietanki, ul. Łąkowa 1/4, 61-878 Poznań, POLAND

website: elzbietankipoznan.pl/wlodzimira 

                    

                    

6) 27 February in San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa (Spain)

   

JUAN VICENTE ZENGOTITABENGOA LAUSEN

(JUAN VICENTE OF JESUS AND MARY)

professed priest, Discalced Carmelites

born: 19 July 1862 in Bérriz, Vizcaya (Spain)

                    

competent forum: Vitoria/San Sebastián

CCS protocol number: 661

type of cause: heroic virtues

                    

opening of informative process: 1950

closing of informative process: 1950

decree on writings: 22 April 1963

introduction of cause: 22 September 1978

opening of apostolic process: 1980

closing of apostolic process: 1981

decree on validity of informative and apostolic processes: 31 March 1984

submission of Positio to CCS: 1990

particular meeting of theological consultors: 09 May 1995

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 17 October 1995

promulgation of decree on heroic virtues: 12 January 1996

                    

postulator: Rev. Romano Gambalunga, ocd

petitioner: Provincia OCD de San Joaquín de Navarra, C/ Manuel Iradier, 2/B, 01005 Vitoria-Gasteiz, SPAIN

                     [1957: Zacarias Salterain Bizkarra (Zacarias of Saint Teresa);

                      1963: Pedro Landeta Azcueta (Aureliano of the Blessed Sacrament)]

website:

                  

 

7) 27 February in Pasto, Nariño (Colombia)

   

KAROLINA BRADER ZAHNER

(María CARIDAD [CHARITAS] OF THE HOLY SPIRIT)

founder, Franciscan Sisters of Mary Immaculate

born: 15 August 1860 in Kaltbrunn, Sankt Gallen (Switzerland)

                     

competent forum: Pasto

CCS protocol number: 1497

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

nihil obstat: 24 October 1985

opening of diocesan inquiry:

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry: 01 July 1991

submission of Positio to CCS: 1992

particular meeting of theological consultors: 29 January 1999

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 04 May 1999

promulgation of decree on heroic virtues: 28 June 1999

    opening of diocesan inquiry on miracle for beatification: 

    closing of diocesan inquiry on miracle for beatification: 

    decree on validity of diocesan inquiry on miracle: 20 November 1998

    meeting of the Medical Board:

    particular meeting of theological consultors:

    session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

    promulgation of decree on miracle: 

beatification: 23 March 2003

                     

postulator:

petitioner: Hermanas Franciscanas de Maria Inmaculada, Carrera 79, N. 40A-20,

                           Barrio Modelia, Aptdo. 98892 Bogotá, COLOMBIA

website:

              

   

8) 28 February in Rio das Antas, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

   

ANNA SABATOVICH (AMBROSIA)

[Анна Сабатович (Амбросія)]

professed religious, Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate (Ukrainian Greek Catholic Rite)

born: 20 August 1895 in Turinka, Lviv (Ukraine)

                     

competent forum: São João Batista em Curitiba of the Ukrainians

CCS protocol number: 2805

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

nihil obstat: January 2008

opening of diocesan inquiry: 30 May 2008

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry:

submission of Positio to CCS:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

 

postulator: Sr. Rosalia Parastchuk, ssmi

petitioner: [see 1956: Teklia Bodnar (Anatólia);

                       see also 1919: Mykhailyna Hordashevs’ka (Yosafata)]

website:

                     

Note: The name is also spelled “Ambrósia Ana Sabatovycz”.                     

                     

                     

9) 01 March in Ventimiglia, Imperia (Italy)

                         

GIUSEPPE CARLO VASER (ALFANO)

professed religious, Marist Brothers of the Schools

born: 10 September 1873 in Hône, Aosta (Italy)

                     

competent forum: Ventimiglia-San Remo

CCS protocol number: 810

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

                     

opening of informative process: 03 July 1951

closing of informative process: 11 October 1955

decree on validity of informative process: 17 October 1987

submission of Positio to CCS: 1988

particular meeting of theological consultors: 25 May 1990

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 08 January 1991

promulgation of decree on heroic virtues: 22 January 1991

                     

postulator: Frt. Antonio Martínez Estaún, fms

petitioner: Fratelli Maristi delle Scuole, Via Gallardi, 105, 18039 Ventimiglia (IM), ITALY

website:

           

                         

10) 30 March in Vienna (Austria) in odium fidei

                         

HELENE KAFKA (MARIA RESTITUTA)

professed religious, Franciscan Sisters of Christian Love (n.o.)

born: 01 May 1894 in Brno-Husovice (a.k.a. Brünn-Hussowitz), Brněnský (Czech Republic)

                     

competent forum: Vienna

CCS protocol number: 1638

type of cause: martyrdom

                     

                     

nihil obstat: 06 October 1988

opening of diocesan inquiry: 04 November 1988

closing of diocesan inquiry: 29 March 1990

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry: 19 November 1993

submission of Positio to CCS: 1995

particular meeting of theological consultors: 25 November 1997

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

promulgation of decree on martyrdom: 06 April 1998

beatification: 21 June 1998

                     

postulator: Fra Giovangiuseppe Califano, ofm

petitioner: Franziskanerinnen von der Christlichen Liebe, Hartmanngasse 7, A-1050 Wien, AUSTRIA

webpage: www.restituta.at

                

                         

11) 11 April in Mestre, Venice (Italy)

                          

OLGA GUGELMO (OLGA OF THE MOTHER OF GOD)

professed religious, Daughters of the Church

born: 10 May 1910 in Pojana Maggiore, Vicenza (Italy)

                     

competent forum: Venice

CCS protocol number: 947

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

                     

opening of informative process: 11 April 1956

closing of informative process: 20 May 1960

decree on writings: 22 April 1963

introduction of cause: 27 September 1975

opening of apostolic process:

closing of apostolic process:

decree on validity of informative and apostolic processes: 18 July 1986

submission of Positio to CCS: 2007

particular meeting of theological consultors: 17 January 2012

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 24 September 2013

promulgation of decree on heroic virtues: 31 October 2013

                     

postulator: Sr. Giuseppina Audasso, ef 

petitioner: [see 1976: Maria Oliva Bonaldo (Maria Oliva of the Mystical Body)]

website: www.figliedellachiesa.org

                 

                         

12) 19 May in Pordenone (Italy)

                         

LUIGI MARIA OLIVARES

professed religious, Salesians of Don Bosco;

bishop of Sutri-Nepi

born: 18 October 1873 in Corbetta, Milan (Italy)

                     

competent forum: Rome/Civita Castellana

CCS protocol number: 1043

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

opening of informative process: 25 May 1963

closing of informative process: 19 October 1967

decree on validity of informative process: 11 October 1991

submission of Positio to CCS: 1992

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

promulgation of decree on heroic virtues: 20 December 2004

                     

postulator: Rev. Pierluigi Cameroni, sdb 

petitioner: [see 1888: Giovanni Bosco]

website:

                     

   

13) 29 May in Wolfenbüttel (Germany) in odium fidei, uti fertur

                         

GEORGES DURET

priest of the diocese of Poitiers

born: 19 November 1887 in La Bruffière, Vendée (France)

                      

competent forum: Poitiers

CCS protocol number: 2092

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

                     

nihil obstat: 01 June 1996

opening of diocesan inquiry:

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry:

submission of Positio to CCS:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

                     

postulator:

petitioner: Diocèse de Poitiers, 44 Rue Jean-Jaurès, 86035 Poitiers CEDEX, FRANCE

website:

                     

                         

14) 29 May in Caracas (Venezuela)

                         

SIXTO SOSA DÍAZ

bishop of Cumaná;

cofounder, Carmelite Sisters of Venezuela (Carmelites of Mother Candelaria) (n.o.)

born: 20 October 1870 in Tinaco, Cojedes (Venezuela)

                     

competent forum: Cumaná

CCS protocol number: 2495

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

transfer of competent forum: (from Caracas)

nihil obstat: 13 September 2002

opening of diocesan inquiry:

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry:

submission of Positio to CCS:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

                     

postulator: Dr. Giovanna Brizi

petitioner: [see 1940: Susana Paz-Castillo Ramírez (Candelaria of Saint Joseph)]

website:

                     

                         

15) 04 June in Mortara, Pavia (Italy)

                         

FRANCESCO PIANZOLA

priest of the diocese of Vigevano;

founder, Missionary Sisters of the Immaculata, Queen of Peace (n.o.)

born: 05 October 1881 in Sartirana Lomellina, Pavia (Italy)

                     

competent forum: Vigevano

CCS protocol number: 1417

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

nihil obstat: 22 March 1983

opening of diocesan inquiry: 04 June 1983

closing of diocesan inquiry: 25 March 1990

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry: 31 January 1992

submission of Positio to CCS: 1999

particular meeting of theological consultors: 30 November 2004

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 16 May 2006

promulgation of decree on heroic virtues: 26 June 2006

    opening of diocesan inquiry on miracle for beatification: 03 December 2001 (Vercelli)

    closing of diocesan inquiry on miracle for beatification: 20 September 2002 (Vercelli)

    decree on validity of diocesan inquiry on miracle: 21 February 2003

    meeting of the Medical Board: 12 October 2006

    particular meeting of theological consultors: 30 October 2007

    session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 11 March 2008

    promulgation of decree on miracle: 15 March 2008

beatification: 04 October 2008

                     

postulator: Sr. Tiziana Adriana Conterbia, smirp

petitioner: Suore Missionarie dell’Immacolata, Regina della Pace, Via Ss. Trinità, 16, 27036 Mortara (PV), ITALY

website: www.padrepianzola.it

                     

                         

16) 30 June in Buenos Aires (Argentina)

                         

MARÍA MERCEDES DEL CARMEN PACHECO

founder, Missionary Catechist Sisters of Christ the King (n.o.)

born: 18 October 1867 in Ciudacita, Tucumán (Argentina)

                     

competent forum: Buenos Aires

CCS protocol number: 2383

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

                     

nihil obstat: 24 November 2000

opening of diocesan inquiry:

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry: 12 January 2007

submission of Positio to CCS:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

                     

postulator:

petitioner: Hermanas Misioneras Catequistas de Cristo Rey, Anchorena 1553,

                           C1425ELI Capital Federal, ARGENTINA

website:

                  

                         

17) 04 July in Ybycuí, Paraguari (Argentina)

                         

JULIO CÉSAR DUARTE ORTELLADO

priest of the diocese of Carapeguá

born: 12 April 1906 in Caazapá (Paraguay)

                     

competent forum: Carapeguá

CCS protocol number:

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

                     

nihil obstat: 2013

opening of diocesan inquiry:

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry:

submission of Positio to CCS:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

                     

postulator:

petitioner: Diócesis de Carapeguá, Cap. Rogelio Santacruz 834, Carapeguá, PARAGUAY

website:

                     

                         

18) 06 July in Buenos Aires (Argentina)

                         

NAZARIA IGNACIA MARCH MESA

founder, Missionary Crusaders of the Church (n.o.)

born: 10 January 1889 in Madrid (Spain)

                     

competent forum: Buenos Aires

CCS protocol number: 1495

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

                     

opening of informative process: 06 September 1966

closing of informative process: 03 December 1973

decree on validity of informative process: 20 February 1987

submission of Positio to CCS: 1987

particular meeting of theological consultors: 24 November 1987

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 12 April 1988

promulgation of decree on heroic virtues: 01 September 1988

    opening of diocesan inquiry on miracle for beatification: 

    closing of diocesan inquiry on miracle for beatification: 

    decree on validity of diocesan inquiry on miracle: 25 February 1989

    meeting of the Medical Board: 03 October 1991

    particular meeting of theological consultors: 20 December 1991

    session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 21 January 1992

    promulgation of decree on miracle: 07 March 1992

 beatification: 27 September 1992

    opening of diocesan inquiry on miracle for canonization: 17 April 2015

    closing of diocesan inquiry on miracle for canonization: 20 July 2015

    decree on validity of diocesan inquiry on miracle:

    meeting of the Medical Board: 22 September 2017

    particular meeting of theological consultors: 26 October 2017

    session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

    promulgation of decree on miracle: 26 January 2018

 canonization: 14 October 2018

                        

postulator: Sr. Margarita Torrubia, mci

petitioner: Misioneras Cruzadas de la Iglesia, C/ Durando, 19, 28044 Madrid, SPAIN

website: www.misionerascruzadasdelaiglesia.net

                     

                     

19) 15 July in Madrid (Spain)

                         

ISIDORO ZORZANO LEDESMA

layperson of the personal prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei

born: 13 September 1902 in Buenos Aires (Argentina)

                     

competent forum: Madrid

CCS protocol number: 1013

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

                     

opening of informative process: 11 October 1948

closing of informative process: 19 April 1961

decree on writings: 21 October 1965

opening of supplementary inquiry: 04 December 1993

closing of supplementary inquiry: 17 June 1994

decree on validity of diocesan and supplementary inquiries: 30 September 1994

submission of Positio to CCS: 2006

particular meeting of theological consultors: 17 November 2015

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 13 December 2016

promulgation of decree on heroic virtues: 21 December 2016

                     

postulator: Mons. José Luis Gutiérrez Gómez

petitioner: Prelatura del Opus Dei, C/ Diego de León, 14, 28006 Madrid, SPAIN

                      Prelatura del Opus Dei, Vicente López 1950, C1128ACD Capital Federal, ARGENTINA

website: opusdei.es/es-es/section/isidoro-zorzano/

                     

   

20) 01 August in Navahrudak (a.k.a Nowogródek), Grodno (Belarus) in odium fidei

                     

MARIA STELLA MARDOSEWICZ AND 10 COMPANIONS 

FROM THE SISTERS OF THE HOLY FAMILY OF NAZARETH

OF NAVAHRUDAK [NOWOGRÓDEK]

            

1.     ADELA MARDOSEWICZ 

         (MARIA STELLA OF THE MOST BLESSED SACRAMENT)

         professed religious, Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth

         born: 14 December 1888 in Kachanoviche, Nesvizh (a.k.a. Ciasnówka, Nieświez),

                     Minsk (then in Poland; now in Belarus)

2.     JADWIGA KAROLINA ŻAK

         (MARIA IMELDA OF THE EUCHARISTIC JESUS)

         professed religious, Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth

         born: 27 December 1892 in Oświęcim (Poland)

3.     ANNA KUKOŁOWICZ

         (MARIA RAJMUNDA OF JESUS AND MARY)

         professed religious, Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth

         born: 24 August 1892 in Barvanishki, Vilnius (then in Poland, now in Lithuania)

4.     ELEONORA ANIELA JÓŹWIK 

         (MARIA DANIELA OF JESUS AND MARY IMMACULATE)

         professed religious, Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth

         born: 25 January 1895 in Poizdów, Kock, Lubartów (Poland)

5.     JÓZEFA CHROBOT

         (MARIA KANUTA OF JESUS IN THE GARDEN)

         professed religious, Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth

         born: 22 May 1896 in Raczyn, Czarnożyły, Wieluń (Poland)

6.     JULIA RAPIEJ

         (MARIA SERGIA OF THE SORROWFUL MOTHER OF GOD)

         professed religious, Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth

         born: 18 August 1900 in Rogożyna, Lipsk, Augustów (Poland)

7.     HELENA CIERPKA

         (MARIA GWIDONA OF THE MERCY OF GOD)

         professed religious, Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth

         born: 11 April 1900 in Granowiec, Sośnie, Ostrów Wielkopolski (Poland)

8.     PAULINA BOROWIK

         (MARIA FELICYTA)

         professed religious, Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth

         born: 30 August 1905 in Rudno, Milanów, Parczew (Poland)

9.     LEOKADIA MATUSZEWSKA

         (MARIA HELIODORA)

         professed religious, Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth

         born: 08 February 1906 in Stara Huta, Warlubie, Świecie (Poland)

10.   EUGENIA MACKIEWICZ

         (MARIA KANIZJA)

         professed religious, Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth

         born: 27 September 1900 in Suwałki (Poland)

11.  WERONIKA NARMONTOWICZ

         (MARIA BOROMEA)

         professed religious, Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth

         born: 18 December 1916 in Vercjaliski, Grodno (then in Poland; now in Belarus)

                     

competent forum: Pinsk/Warsaw

CCS protocol number: 1748

type of cause: martyrdom

                     

nihil obstat: 10 October 1990

opening of diocesan inquiry:

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry: 17 December 1993

submission of Positio to CCS: 1997

particular meeting of theological consultors: 09 February 1999

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 04 May 1999

promulgation of decree on martyrdom: 28 June 1999

beatification: 05 March 2000

                     

postulator: Fra Zbigniew Suchecki, ofmconv

petitioner: Siostry Nazaretanki - Prowincja Warszawska, ul. Czerniakowska 137, 00-720 Warszawa, POLAND

                      [1966: Ludwika Banaś (Maria Małgorzata)];

                       see also 1902: Maria Franciszka Siedliska (Maria of Jesus the Good Shepherd)]

website:

                     

   

21) 09 August at the Brandenburg-Görden Prison, Brandenburg (Germany) in odium fidei

   

FRANZ JÄGERSTÄTTER

layperson of the diocese of Linz; married

born: 20 May 1907 in Sankt Radegund, Braunau am Inn (Austria)

                     

competent forum: Linz

CCS protocol number: 1914

type of cause: martyrdom

                     

                     

nihil obstat: 22 September 1993

opening of diocesan inquiry: 07 October 1997

closing of diocesan inquiry: 21 June 2001

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry: 03 October 2003

submission of Positio to CCS: 2005

particular meeting of theological consultors: 31 March 2006

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 20 February 2007

promulgation of decree on martyrdom: 01 June 2007

beatification: 26 October 2007

                     

postulator: Dr. Andrea Ambrosi

petitioner: Pfarre St. Radegund, Hadermarkt 70, A-5121 Ostermiething, AUSTRIA

webpage: www.jaegerstaetter.at

   

                         

22) 13 August at the Plötzensee Prison, Berlin (Germany) in odium fidei

   

JAKOB GAPP

professed priest, Marianists

born: 26 July 1897 in Wattens, Tyrol (Austria)

                       

competent forum: Vienna

CCS protocol number: 1552

type of cause: martyrdom

                     

                     

opening of diocesan inquiry: 26 June 1987

closing of diocesan inquiry: 20 October 1987

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry: 07 April 1989

submission of Positio to CCS: 1992

particular meeting of theological consultors: 31 January 1995

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 04 April 1995

promulgation of decree on martyrdom: 06 April 1995

beatification: 24 November 1996

                     

postulator: Rev. Antonio Gascón Aranda, sm

petitioner: Marianisten an der AMS, Semperstraße 45 , 1180 Wien,  AUSTRIA

website:

                     

                          

23) 13 August in Rome (Italy)

   

RAFFAELE MELIS

professed priest, Oblates of the Virgin Mary

born: 25 March 1886 in Genoni, Nuoro (Italy)

                      

competent forum: Rome

CCS protocol number: 2033

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

                     

nihil obstat: 09 March 1995

opening of diocesan inquiry:

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry:

submission of Positio to CCS:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

                     

postulator:

petitioner: [see 1830: Pio Brunone Lanteri]

website:

                     

    

24) 17 August in Grotte, Agrigento (Italy)

   

MICHELE ARCANGELO MARIA ANTONIO VINTI

priest of the diocese of Agrigento

born: 18 January 1893 in Grotte, Agrigento (Italy)

                     

competent forum: Agrigento

CCS protocol number: 1368

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

                     

nihil obstat: 23 May 1983

opening of diocesan inquiry:

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry: 06 May 2005

submission of Positio to CCS: 2010

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

                     

postulator: Dr. Silvia Mónica Correale

petitioner: Diocesi di Agrigento, Via Duomo 96, 92100 Agrigento, ITALY

                      Parrocchia Santa Venera, P.za Marconi, 92020 Grotte (AG), ITALY

website:

                     

                     

25) 30 August in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

                         

HUBERTUS VAN LIESHOUT [EUSTÁQUIO (EUSTACHIUS)]

professed priest, Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary (Picpus)

born: 03 November 1890 in Aarle Rixtel, North Brabant (Netherlands)

                     

competent forum: Belo Horizonte

CCS protocol number: 1093

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

                     

opening of informative process:

closing of informative process:

decree on validity of informative process: 12 December 1986

submission of Positio to CCS: 1994

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

promulgation of decree on heroic virtues: 12 April 2003

    opening of diocesan inquiry on miracle for beatification: 

    closing of diocesan inquiry on miracle for beatification: 

    decree on validity of diocesan inquiry on miracle: 26 November 1999

    meeting of the Medical Board:

    particular meeting of theological consultors:

    session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 01 February 2005

    promulgation of decree on miracle: 19 December 2005

beatification: 15 June 2006

                     

postulator: Rev. Alfred Bell, sscc

petitioner: Padres dos Sagrados Corações, Rua Riachuelo, 1250 – Padre Eustáquio

                           30720-060 – Belo Horizonte – MG, BRAZIL

website:

                

                         

26) 19 September in Boves, Cuneo (Italy) in odium fidei, uti fertur

                         

GIUSEPPE BERNARDI

priest of the diocese of Cuneo

born: 25 November 1897 in Caraglio, Cuneo (Italy)

MARIO GHIBAUDO

priest of the diocese of Cuneo

born: 19 January 1920 in Borgo San Dalmazzo, Cuneo (Italy)

                          

competent forum: Cuneo

CCS protocol number: 3056

type of cause: martyrdom

                       

nihil obstat: 2013

opening of diocesan inquiry: 31 May 2013

closing of diocesan inquiry: 05 June 2014

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry:

submission of Positio to CCS:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

                     

postulator: Rev. Bruno Mondino

petitioner: Associazione Don Bernardi e Don Ghibaudo, Parrocchia S. Bartolomeo Ap. 6,

                           P.za Dell’Olmo, 12012 Boves (CN), ITALY

website: www.donbernardiedonghibaudo.it

                     

                       

27) 23 September in Palidoro, Rome (Italy) per testimonium caritatis fortis, uti fertur

                         

SALVO D’ACQUISTO

young layperson of the military ordinariate of Italy

born: 15 October 1920 in Naples (Italy)

                     

competent forum: Military Ordinariate of Italy

CCS protocol number: 1461

type of cause: martyrdom

                        

                          

opening of diocesan inquiry: 04 November 1983

closing of diocesan inquiry: 25 November 1991

nihil obstat: 1992

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry: 19 November 1993; 12 February 1999

submission of Positio to CCS: 1999

particular meeting of theological consultors: 30 November 2007

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

                     

postulator: Rev. Pascual Cebollada Silvestre, sj

petitioner: Ordinariato Militare in Italia, Salita del Grillo, 37, 00184 Roma, ITALY

website:

                 

                         

28) 24 September in Sinj (Croatia) in odium fidei, uti fertur

                         

IVAN KALINIĆ (RAFO)

professed priest, Franciscan Friars Minor

born: 06 November 1910 in Prugovo, Klis (Croatia)

                     

competent forum: Split-Makarska

CCS protocol number:

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

                     

nihil obstat:

opening of diocesan process:

closing of diocesan process:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry:

                     

postulator:

petitioner: Franjevačka provincija Presvetog Otkupitelja, Trg Gaje Bulata 3, 21000 Split, CROATIA

website: www.franjevci-split.hr

               

 

29) 26 September in Lapa, Paraná (Brazil)

   

JOSÉ [GIUSEPPE] CALVI

professed priest, Oblates of Saint Joseph

born: 01 May 1901 in Cortemilia, Cuneo (Italy)

                     

competent forum: Curitiba

CCS protocol number: 2762

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

                     

nihil obstat: 05 June 2007

opening of diocesan inquiry: 09 November 2007

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry:

submission of Positio to CCS:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

                     

postulator: Rev. Mario Pasetti, osj

petitioner: Oblatos de São José - Província Nossa Senhora do Rocio,  Rua J. Bettega, 796 – Portão

                           81070-000 – Curitiba – PR, BRAZIL

                      [see also 1895: Giuseppe Marello]

website: www.osj.org.br

                     

                     

30) 04 October in Munich, Bavaria (Germany)

                     

BALTHASAR WERNER

professed religious, Franciscan Friars Minor

born: 14 April 1887 in Dietfurt, Bavaria (Germany)

 

competent forum: Munich-Freising

CCS protocol number: 1037

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

                     

opening of informative process:

closing of informative process:

nihil obstat:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry:

submission of Positio to CCS:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

                     

postulator: Fra Giovangiuseppe Califano, ofm

petitioner: Franziskannerkloster St. Anna, St-Anna-Str. 1a, 80538 München, GERMANY

website:

       

                         

31) 01 November in Mdina (Malta)

   

LWIĠI FENECH (AVERTAN)

professed priest, Carmelites of the Ancient Observance

born: 10 July 1871 in Il-Mosta (Malta)

                     

competent forum: Malta

CCS protocol number:

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

                     

nihil obstat:

opening of diocesan process: 02 February 2016

closing of diocesan process: 01 November 2017

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry: 23 March 2018

submission of Positio to CCS:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

                     

postulator:

petitioner: Provincja Karmelitana Maltja, Triq Villegaignon, Mdina, MDN 1190, MALTA

website: www.karmelitani.org 

                     

                         

32) 05 November in Hof, Oberfranken (Germany) in odium fidei

                         

BERNHARD LICHTENBERG

priest of the archdiocese of Berlin

born: 03 December 1875 in Oława (a.k.a. Ohlau) (then in Germany; now in Poland)

 

competent forum: Berlin

CCS protocol number: 1202

type of cause: martyrdom

                     

                     

opening of informative process: 18 April 1965

closing of informative process: 16 November 1973

decree on validity of informative process: 16 December 1988

submission of Positio to CCS: 1993

particular meeting of theological consultors: 30 March 1993

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 22 April 1994

promulgation of decree on martyrdom: 02 July 1994

beatification: 23 June 1996

                     

postulator: Dr. Gotthard Klein

petitioner: Erzbischöfliches Ordinariat Berlin, Niederwallstraße 8-9, 10117 Berlin, GERMANY

website: www.dioezesanarchiv-berlin.de/lichtenberg.html 

              

                       

33) 10 November in Hamburg (Germany) in odium fidei    

                         

JOHANNES PRASSEK AND TWO COMPANIONS

                        

1.  JOHANNES PRASSEK

     priest of the diocese of Osnabrück  (now within the diocese of Hamburg)

     born: 13 August 1911 in Barmbek, Hamburg (Germany)

2.  EDUARD MÜLLER

     priest of the diocese of Osnabrück  (now within the diocese of Hamburg)

     born: 20 August 1911 in Neumünster (Germany)

3 HERMANN LANGE     

     priest of the diocese of Osnabrück  (now within the diocese of Hamburg)

     born: 16 April 1912 in Leer (Germany)

     

competent forum: Hamburg

CCS protocol number: 2618

type of cause: martyrdom

    

               

nihil obstat: 17 September 2004

opening of diocesan inquiry: 26 November 2004

closing of diocesan inquiry: 10 November 2005

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry: 04 May 2007

submission of Positio to CCS: 2008

particular meeting of theological consultors: 07 November 2009

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 08 June 2010

promulgation of decree on martyrdom: 01 July 2010

beatification: 25 June 2011

                     

postulator: Dr. Andrea Ambrosi

petitioner: Erzbistum Hamburg, Danziger Straße, 52a, 20099 Hamburg, GERMANY

                      Herz-Jesu-Kirche, Parade 4, 23552 Lübeck, GERMANY

website: www.luebeckermaertyrer.de

       

 

34) 27 November in Beit Jimal, Beit Shemesh, Jerusalem (Israel)

 

SIM‘ĀN SRŪJĪ  (سمعان سروجي)

professed religious, Salesians of Don Bosco

born: 15 April 1876 in Nazareth, Meḥoz HaTzafon (Israel)

                     

competent forum: Jerusalem of the Latins

CCS protocol number: 1100

type of cause: heroic virtues

                           

                      

opening of informative process: 11 May 1964

closing of informative process: 28 November 1966

decree on writings: 21 December 1968

introduction of cause: 22 September 1978

opening of apostolic process: 06 May 1981

closing of apostolic process: 06 December 1983

decree on validity of informative and apostolic processes: 13 December 1985

submission of Positio to CCS: 1988

particular meeting of theological consultors: 24 November 1992

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS: 16 February 1993

promulgation of decree on heroic virtues: 02 April 1993

 

postulator: Rev. Pierluigi Cameroni, sdb 

petitioner: Salesian Province of the Middle East, Rehov Ain Het, 18, P.O.B. 10141,  Jerusalem 91101, ISRAEL

website:

                     

Note: In several Arabic circles, the baptismal name is Romanized as “Simaan” and the family name as “Sruji”. In ecclesiastical Latin and other non-Arabic languages, the family name is Romanized as “Srugi”. The Italian transliteration of the name is “Simone Srugi”.                     

                     

 

35) 04 December in Kaipuzha, Kottayam, Kerala (India)

   

THOMAS POOTHATHIL

priest of the archeparchy of Kottayam;

founder, Sisters of Saint Joseph’s Congregation

born: 24 October 1871 in Neendoor, Kottayam, Kerala (India)

                     

competent forum: Kottayam

CCS protocol number: 2866

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

nihil obstat: 11 November 2008

opening of diocesan inquiry: 26 January 2009

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: Rev. Stephen Muriankottunirappel, osh

petitioner: St. Joseph’s Congregation Generalate, S.H. Mount P.O., Kottayam 686 006 – Kerala, INDIA

                      St. Joseph’s Convent, Kaipuzha P.O , Kottayam 686 602 – Kerala, INDIA

website: poothathilthommiachan.org 

                     

                        

36) 08 December in Karpylivka, Rivne (then in Poland; now in Ukraine) in odium fidei, uti fertur

                     

LUDWIK WRODARCZYK

professed priest, Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate

born: 25 August 1907 in Radzionków, Tarnowskie Góry (Poland)

                     

competent forum: Lutsk

CCS protocol number: 2660

type of cause: martyrdom

                     

                     

transfer of competent forum: 14 March 2005 (from Lutsk to Katowice)

nihil obstat: 16 May 2005

transfer of competent forum: 27 June 2013 (from Katowice)

opening of diocesan inquiry: 11 May 2016

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry:

submission of Positio to CCS:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

                     

postulator: Rev. Thomas Klosterkamp, omi

petitioner: Misjonarzy Oblatów M.N., ul. Ostatnia 14, 60-102 Poznań, POLAND

website: wrodarczyk.com.pl

                     

    

37) 10 December in Chieti (Italy)

   

DOMENICO D’AMICO

professed priest, Franciscan Friars Minor

born: 25 August 1864 in Sant’Eufemia a Maiella, Pescara (Italy)

                     

competent forum: Pescara-Penne

CCS protocol number: 1934

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

                     

transfer of competent forum: 29 October 1993 (from Chieti-Vasto)

nihil obstat:

opening of diocesan inquiry:

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry:

submission of Positio to CCS:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

                     

postulator: Fra Giovangiuseppe Califano, ofm

petitioner: Parrocchia di “Stella Maris”, Via Scarfoglio, 22, 65129 Pescara (PE), ITALY

                      Curia Provinciale OFM, Via Vittorio Veneto, 1, 67100 L’Aquila (AQ), ITALY

website:

                  

                         

38) 25 December in Nairobi (Kenya)

                     

JOSEPH SHANAHAN

professed priest, Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans);

bishop of Onitsha;

founder, Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary

born: 04 June 1871 in Currafrusha, Glankeen, Tipperary (Ireland)

                     

competent forum: Onitsha

CCS protocol number: 2108

type of cause: heroic virtues

                     

transfer of competent forum:

nihil obstat: 24 May 1996

opening of diocesan inquiry: 15 November 1997

closing of diocesan inquiry:

decree on validity of diocesan inquiry:

submission of Positio to CCS:

particular meeting of theological consultors:

session of cardinal and bishop members of the CCS:

                     

postulator: Rev. Jean-Jacques Boeglin, cssp

petitioner: Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, 23, Cross Avenue, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, IRELAND

website: www.holyrosarymissionarysisters.org

                     

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