Monday, October 22, 2012

Seven New Saints

YESTERDAY, the Holy Father canonized seven new saints: Bl. Kateri Tekakwitha (first Native American!),  Bl. Mother Marianne Cope, Bl. Pedro Calungsod, Bl. Giovanni Battista, Bl. Jacques Berthieu, Bl. Anna Schafer, and Bl. Carmen Salles.

St. Marianne Cope (Another American
Saint, no surprise:))

St. Giovanni Battista Piamarta, Founder
of the Congregation of the Holy Family

St. Kateri Tekakwitha, First Native
American Saint

St. Pedro Calungsod, Philippe Martyr

St Jacques Berthieu, Jesuit Martyr of

St. Carmen Salles

St. Anna Schafer, laywoman and stigmatic

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