St Candida Maria de Jesus Cipitria y Barriola – Feast Day – August 9

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St Candida Maria de Jesus was also known as Juana Josefa Cipitria y Barriola. She was a Spanish nun and the founder of the Daughters of Jesus. She was born on May 31 1845 in Andoáin, Gipúzkoa, Spain and died on August 9 1912 at the age of 67 in Salamanca, Spain. We celebrate her feast day on August 9 every year in the Catholic Church.

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

St Candida Maria de Jesus Cipitria y Barriola Biography

Date of Birth May 31 1845
Country of Birth Andoáin, Gipúzkoa, Spain
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Nuns/Sisters
Profession Nun
Place of Work Spain
Date of Death August 9 1912
Place of Death Salamanca, Spain
Feast Day August 9
Beatification Beatified by Pope John Paul II on May 8 1996
Canonization Canonized by Pope Benedict XVI on October 17 2010
Patron Saint of
  • Daughters of Jesus (Hijas De Jesus)
  • Educators

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

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