6 to 12 July 2014

The round up for 6 to 12 July 2014.

There are no beatifications scheduled for this week.

Sunday 6 July, of interest in Argentina and Brazil, the memorial of Bl Nazaria Ignacia March Mesa.

Monday 7 July, in 1948, the repose of Rhoda Wise.  A stigmatist and visionary, she is probably best known for her role in the healing of Mother Angelica.  I am not aware of a cause for her canonization.

Also 7 July, of interest in Brazil, the repose of the Venerable Servant of God Louise-Josephine Voiron.

Also 7 July, of interest in Costa Rica and Nicaragua, the memorial of the Blessed Maria Romero Meneses.

Also 7 July, of interest in Papua New Guinea, the memorial of the Blessed Peter ToRot.

Tuesday 8 July, I have nothing.

Wednesday 9 July, in 1897 in Chicago, the repose of the Servant of God Augustine Tolton.  The first American priest publicly known to be Black, he was born into a family of slaves in Missouri.  As an adult, he would be associated with the “national parishes” for African-Americans.  The cause for his canonization has only been open for a couple of years.

Also 9 July, in 1926 in New York, the repose of the Servant of God Mary Alphonsa.  Daughter of Nathanial Hawthorne, mother, widow and convert, she founded the Dominican Sisters of Providence to serve especially among the terminally ill.  The cause for her canonization was formally opened in 2003.

Also 9 July, of interest to the Breton, the feast of the Martyrs of China.  Among them are two Breton sisters with the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary, Ss Marie of Saint Natalie and Marie of Saint Just.  Martyred in 1900, these two are also among the protomartyrs of that order.  They were canonized in 2000.

Also 9 July, of particular interest in Brazil, the feast of S Amabile Visintainer, in religion Pauline of the Agonizing Heart of Jesus.

Also 9 July, in Argentina, the feast of Our Lady of Itati.

Thursday 10 July, of interest in Canada, the repose of the Venerable Servant of God Antoine Kowalczyk.

Friday 11 July, I have nothing.

Saturday 12 July, in Kenya in 1989, the killing of Agnes Reinkemeyer.  A religious from Missouri with the Franciscan Sisters of Mary who was serving in her capacity as a nurse in Kenya, she was killed while in prayer in the mission chapel during a robbery.  I am not aware of a cause for her canonization.

Also 12 July, of interest in Colombia, the memorial of the Blessed Mariano de Jesus Euse Hoyos.

S Marie of Saint Nathalie, ora pro nobis.

S Marie of Saint Just, ora pro nobis.

S Pauline of the Agonizing Heart of Jesus, ora pro nobis.

Our Lady of Itati, ora pro nobis.

All the saints, orate pro nobis.

All the martyrs, orate pro nobis.

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