Blessed Maria Gargani – Feast Day – May 24

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Blessed Maria Gargani, also known as Maria Crocifissa of Divine Love, was a member of the secular Franciscan Order and the founder of the Sisters Apostles of the Sacred Heart. born on the evening of December 23 1892 at Morra de Sanctis, Avellino, Italy and died on May 23 1973 in Naples, Italy at the age of 80 years. We celebrate her feast day on May 24 every year in the Catholic Church.

Blessed Maria Gargani, Religious Biography
Blessed Maria Gargani - Feast Day - May 24
Blessed Maria Gargani – Feast Day – May 24
Date of Birth December 23 1892
Place of Birth Morra de Sanctis, Avellino, Italy
Profession Founder of the Sisters Apostles of the Sacred Heart
Place of Work Italy
Date of Death May 23 1973
Place of Death Naples, Italy
Feast Day May 24
Beatification By Cardinal Angelo Amato on June 2 2018 in Naples, Italy
Patron Saint of Sisters Apostles of the Sacred Heart

The remains of Blessed Maria Gargani were brought to the motherhouse of the Sisters Apostles of the Sacred Heart on May 17 1992 and preserved there.

She was beatified on June 2 2018 by Pope Francis in a ceremony presided over by Cardinal Angelo Amato at the cathedral of Naples, Italy.

This was after the approval of a miracle of the healing of Michelina Formichella of Torrecuso, Benevento, Italy in 1975 was attributed to her intercession.

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