Sunday, October 20, 2019

Saint Candida Maria de Jesus Cipitria y Barriola – Saint of the Day – August 9

St. Candida Maria de Jesus Cipitria y Barriola Biography

St. Candida Maria de Jesus Cipitria y Barriola Profile. Born: 31 May 1845 in Spain, Europe. Worked in Spain. Died: 9 August 1912 in Spain. Feast Day is celebrated on August 9.

 

The Feast of St. Candida Maria de Jesus Cipitria y Barriola – Saint of the Day

St. Candida Maria de Jesus Cipitria y Barriola 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 31 May 1845
Country of Birth Spain in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Nuns/Sisters
Profession Nun
Place of Work Spain
Date of Death 9 August 1912
Place of Death Spain
Feast Day August 9
Beatification Beatified by Pope John Paul II on 8 May 1996
Canonization Canonized by Pope Benedict XVI on 17 October 2010
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Saint’s Biography

Saint Candida Maria de Jesus Cipitria y Barriola was oldest of seven children of Juan Miguel Cipitria and María Jesús Barriola. Her family were weavers and Juana learned the trade as a child. At 18, she left home to work as a house help for a family in Burgos in Spain.

On December 8, 1871, Candida founded the Congregation of the Daughters of Jesus to promote Christian child-rearing and to improve the state of women in Salamanca in Spain. She died on August 9, 1912, in Salamanca in Spain of natural causes.

Saint Candida Maria de Jesus Cipitria y Barriola
St. Candida Maria de Jesus Cipitria y Barriola