New Beatifications announced

Baslica of the Annunciation, Nazareth

Baslica of the Annunciation, Nazareth

The Vatican today announced that the following rites of beatification, approved by the Holy Father, will take place over the coming months, in Germany, Spain, Italy, Hungary and Israel.

 - Servant of God Eustachio Kugler (ne Joseph), German professed religious of the Hospitaller Order of St John of God: at 2pm on Sunday 4 October in the cathedral of Regensburg, Germany.

 - Servant of God Ciriaco Maria Sancha y Hervas, Spanish cardinal and archbishop, founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of Cardinal Sancha, at 10am on Sunday 18 October in the cathedral of Toledo, Spain.

 - Servant of God Carlo Gnocchi, Italian diocesan priest and founder of the Pro Juventute Foundation: at 10am on Sunday 25 October in the Piazza del Duomo in Milan, Italy.

 - Servant of God Zoltan Lajos Meszlenyi, Hungarian bishop and martyr: at 10.30am on Saturday 31 October in the cathedral of Esztergom, Hungary.

 - Servant of God Maria Alfonsina Danil Ghattas (nee Soultaneh Maria), co-foundress of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Most Holy Rosary of Jerusalem: at 10.30am on Sunday 22 November, Solemnity of Christ the King, in the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth, Israel.

Source: VIS