How did the Year of Consecrated Life impact ‘hidden’ vocations?
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Year of Consecrated Life concludes: ‘How beautiful is it when we encounter the happy face of consecrated persons, perhaps already advanced in years like Simeon or Anna, content and full of gratitude for their vocation,’ the Holy Father said on Feb. 2.
The seminarians come from the Diocese of Faenza-Modigliana, headed by Bishop Mario Toso, who served under Benedict as secretary of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.
Sts. Mariam Baouardy, founder of the Discalced Carmelites of Bethlehem and Marie Alphonsine Danil Ghattas, founder of the Congregation of the Rosary Sisters, were canonized in Rome on Sunday.
This vision, Cardinal Gerhard Muller said, 'makes religious women and men radical witnesses to the Gospel and, therefore, is essential for the flourishing of religious life in the Church.'
According to the latest statistics from Fides news agency, the number of Catholics worldwide increased by more than 15 million.
The Holy See’s report praised the consecrated women for their selfless contributions to the Church.