- Monday, 13 May 2019 20:18
Not to be missed! The Field Afar: The life story of Vincent Capodanno, a Catholic Priest who received the Medal of Honor for his valor as a chaplain to the Marine Corps during some of the most harrowing battles of the Vietnam war and whose Cause for Canonization is currently open in Rome.
Showing as part of the New Haven International Film Festival on Thursday, May 16 – 8:35 PM at Gateway Community College, 20 Church Street, New Haven.
- Saturday, 18 February 2017 14:38
Kate Hennessy has written about her grandmother, the Servant of God Dorothy Day in a new memoir, Dorothy Day: The World Will Be Saved by Beauty: An Intimate Portrait of My Grandmother.
A look at Kate Hennessy’s book can be read here. You can also listen to the interview in the aforementioned link.
From the article:
From the Is Day a saint then in the final analysis?
“It’s complicated,” Hennessy says. “She is foremost my grandmother, that’s the most important relationship for me. The process for canonization is very much a church process and the church needs to do what it needs to do and I hope it’s not going to become bogged down in proceduralism or conflict.” Hennessy said.
Then she quickly adds, “I absolutely believe she’s a saint, aside from the canonization. Just the way she leads us to change our perception of ourselves and the world around us, I think is so full of grace.”
Me, too. I hope that the sainthood study process does not stall. May the Lord be blessed with Dorothy’s beatification!
- Friday, 13 January 2017 08:43
The Servant of God Rozalia Celak as a young woman had been the given by the Lord the gift of mystical experiences. Celak reports that she heard in her heart a voice full of the Lord’s love: ‘My child, love me since my Heart loved you first, love me for the whole world. I shall extend the space of your heart and fill it with love so that you could reciprocate my love.’
The mission of Celak was to announce to the Polish people –and by extension the rest of the world– Jesus as the King. This mission is a re-echoing of the revelations made to the great St Gertrude, St. Margaret Mary and and St Faustina. It is my belief that in every era someone raised up by Christ to announce the beauty and necessity of being in full communion with the Sacred Heart of Jesus. To be noted, an event that recently happened in Poland in the presence of the civil authorities.
A brief biography of Rozalia Celak can be read here.
Jesus, Christ the King, have mercy on us.
Servant of God Rozalia Celak, pray for us.
- Wednesday, 05 October 2016 07:49
Vatican opens cause for canonization Mother Marie Adele Garnier, OSB. Mother now carries the title of Servant of God.
Two pieces to look at:
The Catholic Herald (article)