Canonization

Canonization

  Canonization  Beatification   On 2nd December 1953, Eugène-Gabriel-Gervais-Laurent Cardinal Tisserant inaugurated the diocesan process for her beatification. Pope John Paul II formally approved a miracle attributed to her intercession and Alphonsa was declared Servant of God on 9 July 1985. She was then known as Venerable Sister Alphonsa. She was beatified along with Kuriakose … Continued

Canonization celebrations at Bharananganam

Canonization celebrations at Bharananganam The sacred ceremony for the canonization of Blessed Alphonsa commences on October 12th 2008 at 9.30 a.m. in the St.Peter’s Square in Vatican. At the same time many relevant programmes are being arranged at Bharananganam also. There will be Holy Qurbana from 5.30 to 11.30 a,m. in every hour at Alphonsa Chapel Bharananganam … Continued

Sister Alphonsa the First woman to be canonized from India

Sister Alphonsa the First woman to be canonized from India

The magnetic sanctity and holiness of the Clarist nun Sister Alphonsa who lived in the 20th century, have been recognized and honoured by the Holy See. She was a chaste nun never enchanted by the richness and prosperity of the world .She was moved by genuine love of God. She burnt with ardent desire to … Continued

The Canonization of Sr. Alphonsa

The Canonization of Sr. Alphonsa

  People who die at the end of an extremely virtuous life are raised to the honours of the alter and the process leading to this is both long and laborious. During the days before the Vatican Synod this process used to be conducted in two stages, the Diocesan process and the Apostolic process. The … Continued