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Sunday, December 4, 2016
Twelve new saints named
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 On Friday, Pope John Paul held an Ordinary Public Consistory which agreed on the causes of canonization of twelve new Blesseds, on the following dates: To be canonised on 4 May: Pedro Poveda Castroverde, priest, martyr, founder of the Teresian Association Maria Maravillas de Jesus, nee Pidal y Chico de Guzman, virgin, of the Order of Discalced Carmelites Angela de la Cruz, nee Maria de los Angeles Guerrero Gonzalez, virgin, foundress of the Sisters of the Company of the Cross Jose Maria Rubio y Peralta, priest, of the Society of Jesus Genoveva Torres Morales, virgin, foundress of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and of the Holy Angels 18 May: Jozef Sebastian Pelczar, bishop, founder of the Congregation of the Servants of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Urszula Ledochowska, nee Julia Maria, virgin, foundress of the Ursuline Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Agony Maria de Mattias, virgin, foundress of the Congregation of the Sisters Adorers of the Blood of Christ Virginia Centurione Bracelli, widow, foundress of the Sisters of Our Lady of Refuge on Mt Calvary 5 October: Daniele Comboni, bishop, founder of the Congregation of the Combonian Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus and the Combonian Holy Mother Missionary Sisters of Nigrizia Arnold Janssen, priest, founder of the Society of the Divine Word, the Congregation of the Missionary Sisters, Servants of the Holy Spirit and the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Holy Spirit of Perpetual Adoration Joseph Freinademetz, priest, of the Society of the Divine Word Source: VIS
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