Wednesday, June 4, 2014

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Pope Francis convokes consistory for canonisations
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(Vatican Radio) An ordinary public consistory is to take place this coming Thursday, June 12, for the canonisation of six Blesseds, including two Blesseds from India: a priest and religious founder, Bl. Kuriakose Elias Chavara; and Bl. Eufrasia  of the Sacred Heart Eluvathingal, of the Congregation of Mount Carmel. Below, please find the Vatican Information Service's translation of the full text of the announcement from the Press Office of the Holy See.
 Thursday, 12 June, in the Consistory Hall of the Apostolic Palace, during the celebration of Terce, an ordinary public consistory will be held for the canonisation of the following Blesseds:
- Giovanni Antonio Farina, bishop of Vicenza, Italy, and founder of the Institute of the Sisters of Saint Dorothy, Daughters of the Sacred Hearts.
- Kuriakose Elias Chavara of the Holy Family, Indian priest and founder of the Congregation of the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate.
- Ludovico de Casoria, Italian professed priest of the Order of Friars Minor, founder of the Congregation of the Franciscan Sisters of Saint Elizabeth (“Bigie”).
- Nicola da Longobardi, Italian professed oblate of the Order of Minims.
- Eufrasia Eluvathingal of the Sacred Heart, Indian professed religious of the Congregation of the Mother of Carmel.
- Amato Ronconi, Italian layperson of the Third Order of St. Francis, founder of the founder of the Hospital-Hospice for Poor Pilgrims of Saludecio, now the Beato Amato Ronconi Nursing Home.

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