Blessed María Felicia Guggiari Echeverria – Saint of the Day – April 28

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Bl. María Felicia Guggiari Echeverria Biography

Bl. María Felicia Guggiari Echeverria Profile. Born: 12 January 1925 in Paraguay, South America. Worked in Paraguay. Died: 28 April 1959 in Paraguay. Feast Day is celebrated on April 28.


The Memorial of Bl. María Felicia Guggiari Echeverria – Saint of the Day

Bl. María Felicia Guggiari Echeverria Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth 12 January 1925
Country of Birth Paraguay in South America
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Nuns/Sisters
Profession Nun
Place of Work Paraguay
Date of Death 28 April 1959
Place of Death Paraguay
Feast Day April 28
Beatification Beatified by Pope Francis on 23 June 2018
Canonization Canonized by N/A
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Blessed María Felicia Guggiari Echeverria
Blessed María Felicia Guggiari Echeverria

Blessed’s Biography

Blessed María Felicia Guggiari Echeverria was born in Villarica del Espiritu Santo, Guairá, Paraguay, on 12 January 1925. She was the first-born daughter of the wealthy seven children of Ramón Guggiari and Arminda Echeverría. Her parents baptized her in the cathedral of Villarrica on 28 February 1928. At five she enrolled in the preschool course of the “Mary Help of Christians” school, where she attended elementary school and learned the elements of faith. 

Catholic Action Partner

María Felicia enthusiastically joined the Catholic Action at sixteen in Paraguay. María Felicia had a special friendship with Ángel Sauá Llanes, majoring in Medicine and a member of Catholic Action like her, who confided her desire to become a priest. After meeting Mother Teresa Margherita of the Sacred Heart, she began to understand what her vocation was.

At thirty, she entered the Carmelite convent of Asunción and took the name of Sister Maria Felicia of Jesus Sacrament. In January 1959 he discovered he was suffering from infectious hepatitis.

María Felicia Death

She died on April 28, 1959, at the age of 34. His mortal remains rest from April 28, 1993, in the chapel of the Carmel of Asunción.

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