Maria Elizabeth Hesselblad

Pope Francis: homily for Mass with canonization

Pope Francis delivered the homily at Mass on Sunday morning, during which he also presided over the canonization of two new saints: Stanislaus of Jesus and Mary, and Maria Elizabeth Hesselblad. The word of God, which we have just heard, points us to the central event of our faith: God’s victory over suffering and death. It [...]

Letter #15, 2016: Mother Teresa To Be Canonized

March 16, 2016, Wednesday -- Mother Teresa To Be Canonized on September 4 in Rome Mother Teresa in 1993 in New Delhi, India. Pope Francis announced yesterday that she would be canonized on September 4 in Rome. Last December, the Pope accepted the 2008 healing of a Brazilian man with a brain infection and kidney disease [...]