Pope Francis on Saturday approved the beatification of a young Italian priest martyred by Nazis during World War II and advanced the beatification causes of eight other men and women.
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Scripture scholar John Bergsma helps us deepen our understanding of the ‘A’ cycle of readings, built around the Gospel of Matthew, which we will hear at Sunday Mass in the coming liturgical year. Then, in an Editor’s Corner, we explore the new causes for canonization of three American women.
The secret of Holy Cross Brother Columba O’Neill’s sanctity, according to his superior, was his ‘humility, love of neighbor, confidence in God, lively faith, devotion to the Sacred Heart, life of prayer [and] of poverty’
The diocese will present her case to the Congregation for the Causes of Saints.
“Risking her own life, she baptized newborns and ministered to people who were seriously ill,” Bishop Jeż noted in the edict.
Like St. Maximilian Kolbe, Father Cortese was a Franciscan friar who directed a Catholic publication and was tortured and killed by the Nazis.
Nicholas Black Elk, a Lakota holy man and catechist, up for sainthood has captured the attention of Pope Francis and could be a model for bishops instituting lay catechists.
The U.S. bishops voted in June to advance Servant of God Marinus LaRue’s canonization cause.
According to Augustinian Recollects’ website, Fr. Gazpio was known for this great devotion to the Eucharist, the Sacred Heart, and the Virgin Mary.