Blessed Anne of St. Bartholomew was beatified on this date in 1917. Pope Benedict XV invoked her as a "defender of the peace" in the midst of World War I
Here's an update four years after the beatification of Chiquitunga, Blessed Maria Felicia of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament, the professed Discalced Carmelite nun from Paraguay who was beatified 23 June 2018
For Teresa of the Andes, "God is infinite joy. This is the new hymn of Christian love that rises spontaneously from the soul of this young Chilean girl."
Today we dare to introduce to the world this cloistered religious who led a "life hidden with Christ in God" because she is a witness who is bursting with the joy that is rooted and grounded in love.
The beatification of Sister Mary of Jesus Crucified, which has gathered you here in Rome from all the countries of the Near East, has surely been for all of you a great moment of joy
Today we dare to introduce to the world this cloistered nun who lived a "life hidden in Christ with God" because she is a shining witness of the joy of being rooted and grounded in love.
In the minds of young Christian idealists like Elizabeth, the idea of martyrdom could resurface from time to time
She found the strength not to betray priests and friends of the community, facing death with integrity
I asked Sister Thérèse of the Child Jesus to write down what I called “her little way of trust and love”
Some verses alone of that divine book scattered my doubts and caused an unexpected and indefectible light to fall on my eyes
You, the crucified Spouse! You, Christ, my strength!