Sister Thresia of India to be declared as saint soon

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Pope Francis has called an Ordinary Public Consistory of Cardinals in Rome to decide on the canonization of five Blesseds, including Sister Mariam Thresia of India and Cardinal John Henry Newman of England.

The Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff released a note on June 27 saying the Pope will preside over the celebration of the Liturgy of the Hours and an Ordinary Public Consistory in the Vatican’s Clementine Hall on July 1 for the canonization of Indian Sister Mariam Thresia Chiramel Mankidiyan, founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family; Pope Francis on February 12 authorized the pro-mulgation of decrees regarding a miracle each attributed to the intercession of Sr Maria, Theresia and Cardinal Newman, clearing them for sainthood.

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