Since the Oratory of St. Philip Neri was established in Brooklyn, its members have been praying for the canonization of one of the most famous affiliates of this religious community, the English Cardinal John Henry Newman. And their prayers have finally been answered.
Pope Francis recognized the miracle needed for the beatification of Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski, a mentor and friend of St. John Paul II.
Kaitlyn Bernhardt’s parents, Jennifer and Robert, and her grandmother, Frances Fallon, all say that the girl seemed to be connected to heaven in a special way.
It’s been just over a year since Kaitlyn Rose Bernhardt of Mill Basin died from cancer, but the investigation into making her an ocial saint of the Catholic Church has already started with Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio’s blessing.
In a new book, award-winning journalist Colleen Carol Campell writes that for years she was burdened by her self-imposed expectations and quest for perfection, and was only able to be rescued through the help of the saints.
Pope Francis advanced the sainthood causes of nine men and women, including a Franciscan priest who championed the land rights of farmers in Guatemala.
The Diocese of Coimbra concluded its phase of the sainthood cause of Carmelite Sister Lucia dos Santos, one of the three children who saw Our Lady of Fatima in 1917.
The Supreme Court of the State of New York ruled Nov. 17 in favor of the family of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen regarding their request to allow the transfer of the sainthood candidate’s remains to Peoria, where he was raised and ordained a priest.
With the expressed will of his oldest living relative, the body of the Servant of God, Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, will eventually be moved from New York to his home diocese of Peoria in Illinois. This comes after many years of dialogue between the Archdiocese of New York, who had Sheen’s remains interred in the crypt of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, and the Diocese of Peoria, who wishes to place Sheen in the crypt of Saint Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria, where he received his First Communion and where he was ordained a priest. His parents are buried nearby Saint Mary’s and his remaining relatives still are in the area.
Archbishop Sheen’s niece filed a petition June 13 asking the trustees of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in NYC to allow his remains to be disinterred and transferred to Peoria for interment.