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Mother Julia Teresa Tallon

Also known as

  • Mary Teresa

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From age 12 Julia felt a call to the religious life; her family did not approve. Joined the Holy Cross Sisters at age 19; she was with them for 33 years. Founded the Parish Visitors of Mary Immaculate on the Feast of the Assumption in 1920. Wrote several books. The Visitors serve in Nigeria, the Philippines and the United States, visiting door to door in their parishes, evangelizing and catechizing. Her Cause for Canonization has opened.

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MLA Citation

  • “Mother Julia Teresa Tallon“. Saints.SQPN.com. 21 January 2015. Web. 29 January 2015. <>

Mother Albertina Ramírez Martínez

Mother Albertina Ramírez MartínezAlso known as

  • Maria Albertina Prudence Ramírez Martínez

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Daughter of Don Alberto Cristobal Ramirez and Doña Leonor Briones Martinez Solorzano; grand-daughter of the first constitutional president of Nicaragua. Founded the Missionary Servants of Christ the King. Her Cause for Canonization has opened.

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MLA Citation

  • “Mother Albertina Ramírez Martínez“. People of the Faith. Saints.SQPN.com. 30 December 2014. Web. 29 January 2015. <>

Cardinal Ángel Herrera Oria

statue of Cardinal Herrera Oria; date unknown, artist unknown; Santander, Cantabria, Spain; photographed on 2 May 2008 by Zerep11; swiped from Wikimedia Commons; click for source imageProfile

Received a doctorate in civil law from the University of Salamanca in 1908. Founded the Asociación Católica Nacional de Propagandista in 1908. Purchased the Catholic newspaper El Debate in 1911, edited it, and made it one of the most read newspapers in Spain. Member of Catholic Action; elected president of the organization in 1933. Priest in the diocese of Santander, Spain, ordained on 28 July 1940. Parish priest in Santander. Bishop of Málaga, Spain from 24 April 1947 to 27 August 1966. Founded the Leo XIII Social Institute in 1951. Elevated to Cardinal-Priest of Sacro Cuore di Maria on 22 February 1965 by Pope Paul VI. Council Father of Vatican II. Founded the Fundacion Pablo VI for promoting the social doctrine of the Church in Spain. His Cause for Canonization has opened.

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MLA Citation

  • “Cardinal Ángel Herrera Oria“. People of the Faith. Saints.SQPN.com. 30 December 2014. Web. 29 January 2015. <>

Sister Josefa Menéndez del Moral

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Sister in the Society of the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Spiritual writer whose works were posthumously edited by the future Pope Pius XII. Her Cause for Canonization has opened.

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MLA Citation

  • “Sister Josefa Menéndez del Moral“. People of the Faith. Saints.SQPN.com. 29 December 2014. Web. 29 January 2015. <>

Sister Arcàngela Badosa-Cuatrecasas

Sister Arcàngela Badosa-CuatrecasasAlso known as

  • Carme Badosa Cuatrecasas

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Third of eight children born to the farm family of Peter and Teresa Bados Cuatrecasas; two of her sisters became Carmelites, two brothers were Salesians. Her father died when Carme was 10, her mother when the girl was 11, and she was raised from that point by an aunt and uncle. After the deaths of the aunt and uncle, Carme joined the Sisters of the Virgin of Mount Carmel, taking the name Arcàngela and making her final vows in 1915. Her Cause for Canonization has opened.

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MLA Citation

  • “Sister Arcàngela Badosa-Cuatrecasas“. People of the Faith. Saints.SQPN.com. 29 December 2014. Web. 29 January 2015. <>

Mother Angela María Tabares Martínez

detail of a painting of Mother Angela María Tabares Martínez; c.1680, artist unknown; swiped from Wikimedia Commons; click for source imageAlso known as

  • Angela María of the Conception

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Born to a family of ten children. Reforming member of the Trinitarian Nuns. Founded the Recollect Trinitarian Nuns. Her Cause for Canonization has opened.

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MLA Citation

  • “Mother Angela María Tabares Martínez“. People of the Faith. Saints.SQPN.com. 29 December 2014. Web. 29 January 2015. <>

Cardinal Angelo Ramazzotti

Cardinal Angelo RamazzottiProfile

Received a doctorate in civil law. Priest, ordained on 13 June 1829. Member of the Order of the Oblate Missionaries of Rho in Milan, Italy. Bishop of Pavia, Italy on 11 November 1849. Patriarch of Venice, Italy on 15 March 1858. Founded the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions. Elevated to cardinal on 27 September 1861 by Pope Pius IX; the pope was unaware that Ramazzotti had died three days earlier. His Cause for Canonization has opened.

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MLA Citation

  • “Cardinal Angelo Ramazzotti“. People of the Faith. Saints.SQPN.com. 29 December 2014. Web. 29 January 2015. <>

Anfrosina Berardi

photograph of Anfrosina Berardi; swiped from Wikimedia Commons; click for source imageProfile

Child in the archdiocese of L’Aquila, Italy. Her Cause for Canonization has opened.

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MLA Citation

  • “Anfrosina Berardi“. People of the Faith. Saints.SQPN.com. 29 December 2014. Web. 29 January 2015. <>

Archbisop Andrzej Szeptycki

photograph of Archbishop Andrzej Szeptycki; taken in Rome, Italy, 1921, photographer unknown; swiped from Wikimedia Commons; click for source imageAlso known as

  • Roman Oleksandr Maria Sheptyts’kyi
  • Andrei Sheptyts’kyi
  • Andriy Sheptytsky

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Educated in Krakow, Poland. Soldier in the Austro-Hungarian army, but was forced to leave for health reasons. Received a doctorate in civil law in 1888. Deacon in the Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat for 27 August 1892. Priest, ordained on 28 August 1892. Received a doctorate in theology in 1894. Rector of the monastery of Saint Onuphrius in Lviv in 1896. Bishop of Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine on 19 June 1899. Archbishop of Lviv, Ukraine on 31 October 1900. Patron of artists, worked for peace among ethnic groups in his see, was a leader in ecumenism, and led his flock through two world wars and seven different political regimes. His Cause for Canonization has opened.

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Arguably, Metropolitan Andriy Sheptytsky was the most influential figure… in the entire history of the Ukrainian Church in the twentieth century. - church historian Jaroslav Pelikan

MLA Citation

  • “Archbisop Andrzej Szeptycki“. People of the Faith. Saints.SQPN.com. 29 December 2014. Web. 29 January 2015. <>

Mother Maria Antonia Solimani

detail of a painting of Mother Giovanna Battista Solimani; 18th century, artist unknown; photographed on 7 April 2013; swiped from Wikimedia Commons; click for source imageAlso known as

  • Giovanna Maria Battista

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Founded the Romite Nuns of Saint John the Baptist (Nuns Battistine) in 1730. Her Cause for Canonization has opened.

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MLA Citation

  • “Mother Maria Antonia Solimani“. Saints.SQPN.com. 27 December 2014. Web. 29 January 2015. <>