Incorruptible Saints

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Here is my question: If a saint is a person with mystical powers and a witch / heretic is a person with mystical powers, how do we tell the difference? Hmmmm.....

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Portrait of Mother Superior Alfonse, who hid Jewish children from the Nazis in the Dominican Convent of Lubbeek near Hasselt, Belgium. Yad Vashem recognized her as "Righteous Among the Nations." Belgium, wartime  — US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Mother Superior Alfonse

The incorrupt head of Saint Catherine of Siena, patroness of Italy and Doctor of the Church

St. Catherine – P•O•S•T•M•A•R•K•S

Posts about St. Catherine written by Monica Graff

St. Josephine Bakhita was born to a wealthy family in Sudan in 1869. She could not recall the name given to her at birth by her parents after she suffered repeated terrible humiliation, both physical and moral, as a result of being kidnapped by slave traders at the age of 7 and sold and re-sold in the slave markets of El Obeid and of Khartoum. The kidnappers gave her the name of Bakhita, which means “the lucky one” – a terrible irony, at least at that point in her life. In the capital of…

Saint Josephine Bakhita | uCatholic

Saint Josephine Bakhita was born to a wealthy family in Sudan but was kidnapped by slave traders at the age of 9. she was eventually bought by an Italian consul who eventually entrusted her to the Canossian Sisters of the Institute of the Catechumens in Venice.

Awesome short film about the life of St. Faustina, .  Available to view on EWTN!!!

THE LAST APPEAL

The Last Appeal portrays the story of a peasant girl chosen to bring the message of Mercy to mankind in preparation for The Last Day — The Day of Judgment. The drama unfolds through the revelations and visions of God to Helen Kowalska. The story of Helen vividly brings to light the struggles she went through in the process of delivering the message through the humble life of a nun in a convent in Poland at the beginning of the 20th century. Andrea Syglowski, a young artist of Polish origin…

Mary's Tomb - Church of the Assumption Church is located in an underground rock-cut cave in the valley of Jehoshaphat, on the foothills of Mount of Olives.

Mary's Tomb - BibleWalks.com

A church at the traditional place of the tomb of the virgin Mary, mother of Jesus. The church is cut into the rock and has a form of a cross, with a wide staircase leading down into the church and tomb. According to tradition, Mary ascended into heaven. The tomb became the shrine for the assumption into heaven, hence the name of the church.

St. Luigi Orione.

Incorrupt Body of St. Luigi Orione

Tomb of Don Orione at the Sancutary of the Madonna della Guardia in Tortona. He lived from 1872-1940. By the grace of God we were at his canonization in 2004. See here: http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luigi_Orione.

On October 1, 2000, the Catholic Church was enriched with another Saint. Saint Josephine Bakhita, born in Darfur (Sudan) in 1869, died in Schio (Italy) February 8, 1947, was canonized by the Pope in the Vatican, calling her Our Universal Sister. This amazingly strong woman made it from an ill-treated slave to a unifying symbol for Catholics and women.

On October 1, 2000, the Catholic Church was enriched with another Saint. Saint Josephine Bakhita, born in Darfur (Sudan) in 1869, died in Schio (Italy) February 8, 1947, was canonized by the Pope in the Vatican, calling her Our Universal Sister. This amazingly strong woman made it from an ill-treated slave to a unifying symbol for Catholics and women.

Bl. Anna Marie Taigi - Died in 1837 at the age of 64 and after 18 years her coffin was opened and body found to be incorrupt. On August 18, 1865 her body was transferred to the Church of San Crisogono in Trastevere (Rome) where it remains to the present day, still incorrupt.

Incorruptibles

Hildegard von Bingen

Hildegard von Bingen

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