“If I get a direct threat or am told to leave, I will go. But if it is my destiny that I should give my life here then so be it…”
“If you must fail, fail on the side of kindness,” said the nun who was renowned for her sanctity. “Be kinder than kindness itself to the old people.”
“The Church is being persecuted because of its option for the poor.”
On July 8, 2016, Pope Francis authorized the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to promulgate a decree recognizing Bishop Gallegos’ heroic virtues and declaring him Venerable.
“I believe in God. I hope in God. I love. I want to live and die for God.”
Father Tolton was declared venerable in 2019.
Mother Theresa died in 1918 and was declared venerable in 1994
Soon-to-be Blessed Michael McGivney’s unassuming gentility, calm strength and childlike joy inspired trust and confidence everywhere he went.
Mother was always serene, with a smile, and deep faith in God’s will.”