SUMMARY OF THE CANONIZATION PROCESS FOR
VENERABLE HENRIETTE DELILLE
The life, virtues, and reputation of sanctity of Henriette Delille were tried at the Archdiocesan New Orleans Tribunal and an alleged miracle attributed to her intercession was tried in the Galveston- Houston Tribunal.
All documents were signed, boxed, sealed, sent to Rome and registered at the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. These documents were declared valid on November 10.
The Positio, a compilation and defense of all the documents, written by our Postulator, Dr. Andrea Ambrosi, on Henriette's Life, Virtue and Reputation of Sanctity was completed.
Seven historians approved the Positio.
Nine theologians gave their approval of the Positio
15 Archbishops and Cardinals from the Congregation for the Causes of Saints affirmed that Henriette Delille practiced heroic virtue.
The Pope declared Henriette venerable.
The research into Henriette's life is now finished, and finished with a positive decision.
The Positio on the alleged miracle was completed. It must be approved by: two doctors; then 7 doctors; and 7 theologians.
The combined work of the doctors and theologians will be given to the members of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints who will present the conclusion to the Holy Father.
If positive, Henriette will be declared blessed.
The Beatification Ceremony will take place in new Orleans, LA.
Another miracle will be needed for sainthood.
SISTERS OF THE HOLY FAMILY
Pictures from the installation of the new administration
of the Sisters of the Holy Family.
"I shall give you shepherds after my own heart, who will pasture you wisely and discreetly."
Let us remember that whom God calls, God also qualifies, sends forth, puts into ministry and they are held in the right hand of God.
Under the direction of the Holy Spirit, they will direct us and feed us with knowledge and understanding. Let us keep each member of the administration in our daily thoughts and prayers so that they will
always submit and follow God's directions.