reflections, updates and homilies from Deacon Mike Talbot inspired by the following words from my ordination: Receive the Gospel of Christ whose herald you have become. Believe what you read, teach what you believe and practice what you teach...
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Beatified by St. PJPII and patron of ecumenism
Bl. Maria Gabriella Sagheddu
Feastday: April 22 Patron of Ecumenism Birth: 1914 Death: 1939 Beatified By: 25 January 1983, Basilica of St. Paul outside the Walls, Rome, Italy by John Paul II
Blessed Sister Maria Gabriella Sagheddu was a Trappist nun. She was born in Sardinia in 1914 and died of tuberculosis in the Trappist monastery of Grottaferrata in 1939. Because of her spiritual devotion to Christian unity, she was beatified by pope John Paul II in 1983.