Sunday, October 11, 2009

Five New Saints

Earlier today Pope Benedict XVI canonised five new saints. Those raised to the altar were Sister Jeanne Jugan, who founded the Little Sisters of the Poor; Damien de Veuster, a Belgian missionary; Archbishop Zygmunt Szczesny FeliƄski of Warsaw, founder of the Congregation of the Franciscan Sisters of the Family of Mary; Spanish layman Francisco Coll y Guitart founder of Congregation of the Dominican Sisters of the Annunciation of the Blessed and Fr Rafael Arnaiz Baron.

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