Tag: Sainthood

‘It’s like his spirit is here”: Brother James Miller’s impact still felt at Cretin-Derham Hall

‘It’s like his spirit is here”: Brother James Miller’s impact still felt at Cretin-Derham Hall

| November 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

“The kids [at CDH] know his story, and we couldn’t be happier to know that this man who did the ordinary things with extraordinary attention to detail would be recognized, that his death was in the name of Christ.”

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Saints risk all for love of Jesus, pope says at canonization Mass

Saints risk all for love of Jesus, pope says at canonization Mass

| Cindy Wooden | October 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Carrying Pope Paul VI’s pastoral staff and wearing the blood-stained belt of Archbishop Oscar Romero of San Salvador, Pope Francis formally recognized them, and five others, as saints of the Catholic Church.

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Cardinal beatifies 22-year-old Romanian as ‘martyr to chastity’

Cardinal beatifies 22-year-old Romanian as ‘martyr to chastity’

| Jonathan Luxmoore | September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

A 22-year-old Romanian peasant has taken a step closer to sainthood as a “martyr to chastity,” six decades after she was murdered while resisting rape during the communist-era repression of the Catholic Church.

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Rome Diocese opens sainthood process for young Italian mother

Rome Diocese opens sainthood process for young Italian mother

| Carol Glatz | July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Diocese of Rome formally opened the sainthood process for a young Italian wife and mother who avoided inducing a premature birth and invasive treatment for cancer while she was pregnant.

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Preparations begin for Father Arrupe’s sainthood cause, postulator says

Preparations begin for Father Arrupe’s sainthood cause, postulator says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | July 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

The general postulator of the Society of Jesus said he has begun compiling all of the writings of Jesuit Father Pedro Arrupe and seeking eyewitnesses who can attest to the holiness of order’s late superior general.

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Pope Francis advances sainthood causes of young teens

Pope Francis advances sainthood causes of young teens

| Junno Arocho Esteves | July 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis issued decrees advancing the sainthood causes of four candidates, including two young teenagers who heroically lived the Christian virtues.

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New York court again rules archbishop’s remains may be moved to Peoria

New York court again rules archbishop’s remains may be moved to Peoria

| June 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Diocese of Peoria has reacted with “great joy” to a decision by a New York court in favor of Joan Sheen Cunningham’s petition to have the remains of her uncle, Archbishop Fulton Sheen, moved from New York City to Peoria.

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Historians’ approval moves Father Tolton’s sainthood cause forward

Historians’ approval moves Father Tolton’s sainthood cause forward

The canonization cause of Father Augustus Tolton received important approval from the Vatican’s historical consultants earlier this year, moving the cause forward.

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Pope says Paul VI will be declared a saint this year

Pope says Paul VI will be declared a saint this year

| February 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis told pastors in the Diocese of Rome that Blessed Paul VI would be canonized this year.

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Pope puts John Paul I on path to sainthood, declares him ‘venerable’

Pope puts John Paul I on path to sainthood, declares him ‘venerable’

| November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis recognized that Pope John Paul I, who served only 33 days as pope, lived the Christian virtues in a heroic way.

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Father Stanley Rother beatification

Father Stanley Rother beatification

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Father Rother’s life, legacy and Minnesota ties

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Oklahoma set to welcome world for beatification of ‘ordinary’ native son

Oklahoma set to welcome world for beatification of ‘ordinary’ native son

| Rhina Guidos | September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Catholics in Oklahoma have been preparing for a long time for this moment. Many, like Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City, had faith it would come, but there’s still a sense of awe, to think that a farm boy, one of their own, is about to take a step toward official sainthood.

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