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to guide your business
according to His good
pleasure, and I hope
that He will be glorified
by it.”

St. Louise de Marillac

 

Sister Blandina Segale Road to Canonization

Sister Blandina Segale: The Journey to Sainthood

In 2014 the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati announced that the cause for canonization of S. Blandina Segale had been approved. Since, much effort and time has been spent to gather information and evidence to support her cause. As we remember S. Blandina today, on her birthday, Allen Sanchez, petitioner for her cause, provides the following update on the Servant of God’s journey to sainthood. …

First Hearing For S. Blandina Segale

“On behalf of Archbishop John Wester and myself I welcome you to the first session of the Diocesan Inquiry of the Cause of Canonization of the Servant of God, Sister Blandina Segale.”
“In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Sister Blandina’s Path to Sainthood Continues

Current interest in the cause for sainthood for S. Blandina Segale remains high and enthusiastic. Articles have appeared nationally as well as locally, offering insights into the young S. Blandina who founded hospitals and schools, but also rescued those who were being trafficked and advocated for justice in the Southwest.

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S. Irene Luther

S. Irene Luther died Feb. 2, 2021 at the age of 92 in Mother Margaret Hall. S. Irene was born on July 22, 1928 to William G. and Irene (Portass) Luther in Chicago, Illinois. She was a Sister of Charity of Cincinnati for 74 years.