19 February 2010

Six New Saints to be Canonized this Year

19 FEBRUARY 2010. Today at an ordinary public consistory presided over by Pope Benedict XVI in the Consistory Hall of the Vatican Apostolic Palace, it was announced that the six new saints would be canonized on 17 October 2010. The Blesseds to be canonized later this year are:

Stanislao Soltys, called Kazimierczyk, Polish professed religious of the Order of Canons Regular Lateranense (1433-1489).

Andre Bessette (ne Alfred), Canadian professed religious of the Congregation of the Holy Cross (1845-1937).

Candida Maria de Jesus Cipitria y Barriola (nee Juanna Joesfa), Spanish founder of the Congregation of the Daughters of Jesus (1845-1912).

Mary of the Cross MacKillop (nee Mary Helen), Australian foundress of the Sisters of St. Joseph of the Sacred Heart (1842-1909).

Giulia Salzano, Italian foundress of the the Congregation of Sisters Catechists of the Sacred Heart (1846-1929).

Battista da Varano (nee Camilla), professed nun of the Order of Poor Clares and foundress of the monastery of St. Clare in the Italian town of Camerino (1458-1524).

With thanks from photvat.com, and our friends at the New Liturgical Movement, below are pictures from today's consistory.

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