Decrees of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints

2013-12-09 Vatican Radio

(Vatican Radio) On Monday during a private audience with Cardinal Angelo Amato S.D.B., prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, Pope Francis authorised the Congregation to promulgate the following decrees:

MIRACLES


Venerable Servant of God Giovannina Franks, founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Nurses , born in Como ( Italy ) June 24, 1807, died February 23, 1872 ;


MARTYRDOM

Servants of God, Mario Vergara, professed priest of the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions ,and Isidore Ngei Ko Lat, and Lay Catechist , killed in hatred of the faith in Shadaw (Burma , now Myanmar) May 24, 1950 :


HEROIC VIRTUES


Servant of God Maria Matteo Maurizio Garrigou, Priest, Founder of the Institute of Our Lady of Compassion , born in Gudanes (Ariege , France ) September 21, 1766, died in Toulouse (France) September 27, 1852 ;

Servant of God Clemente (nee Vincent Fuhl ) , professed priest of the Order of St. Augustine , born in Aidhausen (Germany) June 18, 1874 and died in La Paz ( Bolivia), March 31, 1935 ;

Servant of God Marcello of the Virgin of Carmel (nee Boldizsár Marton ), professed priest of the Order of Discalced Carmelites born in Kiskomárom ( today Zalakomár , Hungary) September 9, 1887 and died in Budapest ( Hungary) May 29, 1966 ;

Servant of God Roman Bottegal, professed priest of the Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance ( Trappists ), born in San Donato di Lamon (Belluno , Italy ) December 28, 1921 and died in Beirut ( Lebanon) February 19 1978;

Servant of God Rosalia Cadron - Jetté ( in religion : Mother of the Nativity ), founder of the Sisters of Mercy , born in Lavaltrie ( Montreal , Canada ) January 27, 1794 and died in Montréal (Canada) April 5, 1864 ;

Servant of God Maria Rosa Teresa Gay Tibau , founder of the Sisters of St. Joseph now Sisters of St. Joseph of Gerona, born in Llagostera ( Girona , Spain ) October 24, 1813 and died in Gerona (Spain) March 18, 1884 ;

Servant of God Maria Oliva of the Mystical Body (nee Maria Oliva Bonaldo ), foundress of the Institute of the Daughters of the Church , born in Castelfranco Veneto (Treviso , Italy ) March 26, 1893 and died in Rome on 10 July 1976 ;

Servant of God Orsola Mezzini , professed religious and Superior General of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Little Mission for the Deaf and Dumb, born Camping Monghidoro (Bologna , Italy ) December 12, 1853 and died in Bologna ( Italy ) 23 March 1919 ;

Servant of God Maria Scholar of Divine Providence (nee Maria Orsola Rivata ), professed religious and first Superior General of the Pious Disciples of the Divine Master , born in Guarene ( Cuneo, Italy ) July 12, 1897 and died in Sanfré ( Cuneo, Italy ) on 24 March 1987;

Servant of God Raphael Cordero Molina , Layman , born in San Juan de Puerto Rico ( Puerto Rico) October 24, 1790 and died there July 5, 1868.