BLOG: Canonization
Read about Nazaria Ignacia, who promised at age 9 to “follow Jesus as close as a human creature can,” and will be canonized on October 14. ...read more
Read about Maria Katharina Kasper, who left behind a legacy of love, simplicity, and openness to God and to others, and will be canonized on October 14. ...read more
Read about Francesco Spinelli, who devoted his life to the care of the poor and the marginalized and who will be canonized on October 14. ...read more
A brief summary and reflection on the transformation of Archbishop Oscar Romero, as we await his canonization. ...read more
During the Holy Mass for the Canonization of Blessed Francisco and Blessed Jacinta Marto, Mons. Antonio Dos Santos Marto, bishop of Leiria-Fatima, greeted Pope Francis with those words: Greeting to the Holy Father from Mons. Antonio Marto, Bishop of Leiria-Fatima “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my ...read more
The highlight of Pope Francis’ apostolic visit to Fatima was the canonization Mass on Saturday morning, during which the two shepherd children, Blessed Francisco and Blessed Jacinta were proclaimed saints. During his homily the Pope said, “we can take as our examples Saint Francisco and Saint Jacinta, whom the Virgin Mary introduced into the immense ocean of ...read more