Canonization of Blessed Mary Catherine Kasper

The Vatican has announced that Blessed Catherine Kasper will become a saint!  Details when are not known yet as the Vatican and the bishop of Limburg will meet in May. 

 

 

Pope Francis approves decrees of miracles for Paul VI and Oscar Romero

 

 

The Congregation for the Causes of Saints is making public the following decrees which Pope Francis authorized in a meeting with Cardinal Angel Amato, Prefect of the Congregation.

 

  • a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Paul VI (Giovanni Battista Montini), Supreme Pontiff; born in Concesio (Italy) on 26 September 1897 and died inCastel Gandolfo (Italy) on 6 August 1978;

  • a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez, Archbishop of San Salvador (El Salvador), Martyr; born in Ciudad Barrios (El Salvador) on 15 August 1917 and murdered in San Salvador (El Salvador) on 24 March 1980;

  • a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Francesco Spinelli, Diocesan priest, Founder of the Institute of the Sister Adorers of the Blessed Sacrament; born in Milan (Italy) on 14 April 1853 and died at Rivolta d’Adda (Italy) on 6 February 1913;

  • a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Vincenzo Romani, Diocesan priest; born at Torre del Greco (Italy) on 3 June 1751 and died there on 20 December 1831;

  • a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Maria Catherine Kasper, Foundress of the Institute of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ; born on 26 May 1820 in Dernbach (Germany) and died there on 2 February 1898;

  • a miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God María Felicia Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament (secular name: María Guggiari Echeverría), Professed Sister of the Order of Discalced Carmelites; born in Villarica (Paraguay) on 12 gennaio 1925 e died in Asunción (Paraguay) on 28 aprile 1959;

  • the martyrdom of the Servant of God Anna Kolesárová, Laywoman; born in Vysoká nad Uhom (Slovakia) on 14 July 1928 e killed in hatred of the Faith on 22 November 1944;

  • the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Bernard Łubieński, Professed priest of the Congregation of the Holy Redeemer; born in Guzów (Poland) on 9 December 1846 and died in Warsaw (Poland) on 10 September 1933;

  • the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Cecilio Maria Cortinovis (secular name: Antonio Pietro), Professed religious of the Order of Friars Minor, Capuchin; born in Nespello (Italy) on 7 November 1885 and died in Bergamo (Italy) on 10 April 1984;

  • the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Giustina Schiapparoli, Foundress of the Congregation of the Benedictine Sisters of Divine Providence of Voghera; born in Castel San Giovanni (Italy) on 19 July 1819 and died at Voghera (Italy) on 30 November 1877;

  • the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Maria Schiapparoli, Foundress of the Congregation of the Benedictine Sisters of Divine Providence of Voghera; born in Castel San Giovanni (Italy) on 19 April 1815 and died at Vespolate (Italy) on 2 May 1882;

  • the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Maria Antonella Bordoni, Laywoman of the Third Order of Saint Dominic, Foundress of the Lay Fraternity of the Little Daughters of the Mother of ; born on 13 October 1916 in Arezzo (Italy) and died in Castel Gandolfo (Italy) on 16 January 1978;

  • the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Alessandra Sabattini, Layman; born on 19 August 1961 in Riccione (Italy) and died in Bologna (Italy) on 2 May 1984.

 

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