From the Postulator to the Mercy Family Worldwide: Important Message in English & Spanish
Canonisation Cause. © 2006 Mercy International Association
Dear Sisters and Brothers
I write to ask the continued support of your prayers for the cause of beatification of our beloved foundress Catherine McAuley at this particular time.
In October a diocesan process of inquiry will begin in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA to gather materials about an alleged healing through Catherine’s intercession. It is hoped that the proceedings will be finished in November.
Sr Sheila Carney (Vice postulator for North America, Latin America and Canada) is guiding the process for the postulation in Tulsa. Once the materials are sent into the Congregation for Causes in Rome I will take the process forward there.
As you know we have had and continue to hear about many graces and favours received through Catherine’s intercession. We have investigated many alleged healings to date. This is the first time we have proceeded to a diocesan inquiry and while we cannot be certain that this will lead to beatification we continue to keep faith and trust in the power of God and the intercessory power of Catherine McAuley.
We are very grateful to each and every one of you for the constant support of your prayers and for the marvellous way by which you give witness to Catherine McAuley’s fame for holiness which is very evident and continues to spread to so many places throughout the world.
20 September 2017
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