St Irmã Dulce Pontes – Feast Day – August 13

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St Irmã Dulce Pontes, also known as St Dulce of the Poor or Sister Maria Rita Lópes Pontes de Souza Brito, was a nun in the Congregation of the Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Conception. She was born on May 26 1914 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, and died on March 13 1992 at the age of 77. We celebrate her feast day on August 13 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of Sr Maria Rita Lópes Pontes de Souza Brito – Feast Day

St Irmã Dulce Pontes Biography

Date of Birth May 26 1914
Country/Place of Birth Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Nuns/Sisters
Profession Nun
Place of Work Brazil
Date of Death March 13 1992
Place of Death Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Feast Day August 13
Beatification Beatified by Pope Benedict XVI on May 22 2011
Canonization Canonized by Pope Francis on October 13 2019 at Saint Peter’s Basilica, Rome, Italy
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Saint Maria Rita Lópes Pontes de Souza Brito Biography

Saint Maria Rita Lópes Pontes de Souza Brito

St Irmã Dulce Pontes
St Irmã Dulce Pontes

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