Meeting scheduled on sainthood cause for Fr. Aloysius Ellacuria

Officials of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles will meet on November 17 to study the life, writings, and ministry of the Claretian Missionary known for his four decades of priestly work in Los Angeles, Phoenix, and San Antonio

A much-anticipated meeting by officials of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles into the Sainthood Cause of Fr. Aloysius Ellacuria, CMF has been confirmed for November 17th. This milestone begins the study by experts into the life, writings, and ministry of the Claretian Missionary known for his four decades of priestly work in Los Angeles, Phoenix, and San Antonio. The Sainthood … [Read more...]

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US Bishops stumped on Eucharist

Unexpected discussion during consultation on the Father Aloysius sainthood cause

The following comes from a November 19 Christian Newswire press release: At Tuesday afternoon's session of the meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), the US bishops were unprepared for the reference to a so-called mystical gift which Father Aloysius Ellacuria, CMF, a priest proposed for sainthood, is said to have experienced. During the … [Read more...]

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Fr. Aloysius Delays His Own Sainthood Cause

Will Los Angeles have its own saint?

The following comes from an April 8 Christian Newswire article by Father Kevin Pius: LOS ANGELES -- Of the one billion Catholics worldwide, very few are ever considered for sainthood. Though many people live good and holy lives, a reputation of sanctity just isn't enough. Sainthood causes take time, human resources, money, lots of prayer, and "just plain hard work." This, … [Read more...]

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