Sister Blandina Segale Road to Canonization
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. …
“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.
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.
Fiscal Year 2014 concluded with exciting news for the Charity family following the announcement that the cause for the canonization of Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Blandina Segale had been approved.