Three New Saints everyone should know – EWTN Vaticano Special

Three New Saints everyone should know – EWTN Vaticano Special


[Music] during the Synod whose theme is young people faith and vocational discernment Pope Francis proclaimed seven new Saints from every walk of life seven new Saints seven great examples to follow for young people of today in this special episode we will tell you the stories of three heroic examples of Christian lives a layman Nunzio Supriya a priest Vincenzo Romano and a religious sister Ignacio Natalia March Misa [Music] [Music] Luxio so preacher was born in April 1817 in the small Italian city of pisco Sansone ESCO in Abruzzi he lost both of his parents while still a child and was brought up by an uncle Lucio’s uncle then assumed him as a blacksmith apprentice but was harsh with him often leaving him without proper nourishment beating and cursing him after contracting gangrene in one of his legs Nunzio was sent to his paternal uncle francesco sue preacher in naples here in the larger city of italy the life of Nunzio had its new beginning and here the little lame Saint achieved his holiness today the city is just as busy as it was 200 years ago when Nunzio arrived there people live their lives rushing to finish their daily chores scurrying through the streets [Applause] the Church of San Domenico Soriano is located in one of the central squares in front of the monument of the author of the Divine Comedy Dante Alighieri here Neapolitans come to meet their lute Santaniello or little saint in the Neapolitan dialect and it trusts him with their prayer requests and a share in their own sorrows and joys [Music] Lucio’s pasta later and parish priest Father Antonio Peroni says that the spiritual presence and impact of noon so so pretty oh are very strong here [Music] if they see what they saw at times we look at the Saints as ideals who do ideology Nunzio sofrito however inspired and continues to inspire concrete initiatives here in this parish a group of volunteers has been born called the fraternity of blessed UT oh so pretty among other things every Monday the members go to various parts of the city to distribute meals and extend a hand to those who live on the streets sometimes as many as four hundred people his charism to be close to the last ones is still very alive and inspires many in spite of his illness Nunzio so preach Oh assisted others who were sick and disabled and in his poverty relieved the misery of the poor one Lavinia Napoli who when he came to Naples he was dressed very poorly and there is a record in the hospital for the incurables that lists the clothes that he wore a small torn blue jacket a straw hat and ripped clothes a three-quarter length trouser and a broken shirt in his hand the rosary in a book of the office of the Blessed Mother walking through one of the wealthiest Main streets the nobles who saw him laughed they didn’t know that under those rags there was a hidden noble destined for the halls of the heavy machinery laden dishonest ten minutes walk from piazza dante the hospital for the incurables recalls the 21 painful months that blessed Nunzio spent being treated there for gangrene [Music] la prima cosa geeky the first thing that he did there was to make his Holy Communion the chaplain at the time records the initial process recounting that when he received the body of Christ the young boy turned a strange color and went into ecstasy he needed waking up on your pony’s VAR lo blessed nun seer found his consolation in the Eucharist the example of the saints and the Rosary which he had learned from his childhood priests and maternal grandmother cross area was banality in kirribilli the hospital for the incurable singled him out immediately for his dedication to the sick he learned to treat those who were worse than him once precisely when attending to a man who was suffering from cancer of the throat seeing him suffer during the night he decided to draw close to him and said now I shall treat you and you’ll see that you’re better after the man was examined the next day during his checkup with doctors he was found perfectly healed the wound in his throat that was killing him had completely disappeared combats he would tell the sick always be with the Lord because from him comes all that is good suffer for the love of God and with joy eventually Nunzio contracted bone cancer his leg was amputated but it did not help he hoped that God might heal him but he never lost his faith that the Lord was guiding him every step of the way two months after the amputation on the day of his death he asked for a crucifix to be brought to him before summoning his confessor and to receive the sacraments for the last time he died on May the 5th shortly after his 19th birthday well done Denise looking at the life of this boy one might think that he’s a wrench an unfortunate man one who didn’t know happiness of course the physical sufferings the moral sufferings the discomforts the mistreatment there were so many and weighed so heavily upon him but knowing well newts Yasu critical those who want to really come to knowing will discover a happy young heart you’ll finish nunzio became one of the first people beatified by Pope Paul the sixth when he was raised to the altars on December the 1st 1963 before all the world’s bishops gathered for the Second Vatican Council for the sick said that none so so pretty Oh teaches us that the period of youth should not be considered the age of free passions of inevitable Falls of invincible crises of decadent pessimism of harmful selfishness rather he will tell you how being young is a grace purchased at all in conscious thought or there was a consistory especially convened for new CEO super eto in July which I had the honor of participating in and which the Holy Father gathering a good group of Cardinals asked and also defined that Nunzio Supra CEO should be canonized we are above all in the great year of the young so our new Saint we can say our future Saint has a great message to give to the young his message is summarized in the two great loves that marked his life Jesus and Our Lady the Eucharist and the Holy Rosary Mass and prayer to Our Lady and this he announces to the young in our time that are designated statistically as the new poor and not only for the crisis of work but also because they don’t yet aspire they seek short-term happiness without models to imitate certainly the Pope has looked at that aspect what about awkward suspect he is the patron saint of invalid such Wallace blacksmith’s some workers his life shows that we must believe and obey the crucified and risen Christ who makes all things new [Music] [Music] in a few moments we’ll be back with more on vaticano more on vaticano begins now [Music] [Music] [Music] in church so Ramona was born in Torre Del Greco a small town on the Bay of Naples on June the 3rd 1751 to poor and pious parents as a child he became enamoured by the writings of Saint Alphonsus Liguori and developed a strong devotion to the Blessed Sacrament he began his studies for the priesthood in Naples at the age of 14 and was a Dane the priest at the age of 24 his first assignment was to the Church of Santa Croce in the hometown of Torre Del Greco where he was baptized served as a priest and where his sacred remains are now capped [Music] the people of Torre Del Greco nicknamed father Vincenzo the worker priest due to his tireless outreach to the poor and his commitment to the social needs of all people in the narrow Politan region father Vincenzo paid particular attention to promoting a solid Christian formation for all children he was very dedicated to the proclamation of the gospel preaching as many as five times at the end of the week his preaching was simple and was aimed to educate the faithful a successor of Vincenzo Romano Monsignor Joshua Lombardo since their father mentioned so anticipated Pope Francis’s vision of the church that goes out [Applause] [Music] call Suffolk Shiva what did this young parish priests do he went on to the streets with the crucifix standing in front of stores in front of bars where people gambled got drunk and he started preaching the gospel the locals listened and gathered around him he cast the net like a fisherman a spiritual nap and then little by little he brought people into the church where he continued catechizing guava Licata Ches [Music] today the people of Torre Del Greco continue the mission of their beloved pasta carrying him in procession through the streets of the city [Music] pencil kpop affranchi’s I think that Pope Francis wants to present to lay people as well as to the church as a whole a model of a pastor with the smell of the sheep because he was always found among his people imagine that he never left his parish even for one night he would say that the Sheep cannot be without the shepherd but he was also perfumed by Christ because he devoted so much time to Eucharistic Adoration not so much time all the free time that he had he was in front of the tabernacle tempo libero la posada davontea tabernacle [Music] his strong personality as a priest and his love for his parishioners emerges when on June the 15th 1794 the eruption of Vesuvius destroyed most of torre del greco as the lava flow swept down the seat bringing down the church the man said these two pillars of the bell tower remained and when King Ferdinand the fourth of bourbon King of Naples wanted to take away the people of Torre Del Greco because Vesuvius was constantly interrupting the young priests opposed the king saying the bell tower has remained we’ll build the church next to it and around the church we’ll build the city internal like a circus to be a male cheetah which Enzo Romano then assistant pastor promoted its reconstruction miraculous event seemed to accompany it including the arrival of a ship from Libya loaded with timber which was offered as a gift for the construction of roof trusses no one could explain this act of generosity nor knew who had commissioned it [Music] chang-geun ah there’s another beautiful story you go poke along pan or got not far from the parish building site there was a bar where he took wine for the builders when he went to pay on Saturday the host said to do so when the wine finishes the construction of the church finished but the wine never ready no no fini On January the 1st 1825 father Vincenzo fell and fractured his left femur which began a slow decline in his health [Music] his death at the age of 80 came on December the 20th 1831 after a long illness [Music] [Music] [Music] Pope Paul the sixth beatified father Vincenzo Romano during the Second Vatican Council on November the 17th 1963 two miracles were recognized the healing of a malignant and aggressive breast tumor and a serious throat ailment that developed into cancer both life-threatening diseases disappeared completely upon the intercession of the saintly vincenzo Romano for Ramona’s canonization on October the 14th 2018 the miracle concerns again the cure of an Italian cancer patient Rosana for Misano the daughter of Raimundo for Amazon Oh a beneficiary of the miracle remembers very well this intense period in the life of the family aware of this food only we left a dramatic experience because our father took sick with a tumour a malignant cancerous tumor that weighed more than four kilos the oncologists told us that the situation was serious and we’d arrived too late doctors were unable to do anything Raimundo was dramatically losing weight and strength the best thing that the family could do was to pray generally media remain deep there were improvements but the doctors were highly skeptical until the oncologist said at this point I’ve decided to do a total body examination because maybe there’s something on the other side so he did the total body I can’t describe the applause of the medical team that did the exam it’s a miracle they were embracing him we knew nothing then the doctor came to ask Madame which Saint do you have as your protector and I said blessed Vincenzo Romano you’ve received a miracle the tumor has reduced and disappeared in pomorie as he revolted combative father Vincenzo Romano is the patron for throat tumors and the Neapolitan priesthood [Music] [Applause] [Music] stick around for more on vaticano [Music] welcome back you’re watching Vatican [Music] that’s area Ignazio was born in Madrid Spain on January the 10th 1889 at the age of 19 she joined the congregation of the little sisters of the abandoned elderly in Mexico where she moved with her family for economic reasons four years later she was sent to a rule row in Bolivia where she dedicated herself for over 12 years to the care of the elderly later she left the congregation in order to found with the blessing of the bishops of Aurora and La Paz the diocesan religious congregation of the Missionary Sisters of the Pontifical crusade a religious Institute that was canonically erected on February the 12th 1927 from that moment on the work of nats area Ignazio and the first missionaries developed relentlessly in the periphery of Aurora and in the rural mining areas one of the tasks off the religious was to organize in 1933 the women of the or Aryan markets and shops to form what was the first trade union for female workers in Bolivia one of her desires was to raise the dignity of these people teaching them to work making them feel that in the hands of all and each individual lies the participation in the beauty the harmony the sweetness and the happiness of knowing oneself to be a son and daughter of God but Bolivia was not the only country where she served nats area also undertook missionary work in Uruguay Spain and Argentina where on July the 6 1943 she went to the house of the Father in 1972 her remains were transferred to the Bolivian city of Doral where she had requested before her death that Surya anoxia understood all too well the importance of reaching those most in need and giving them a dignified life she was beatified in Rome on September the 27th 1992 by Saint John Paul the second [Music] [Applause] [Music] [Music] [Music] you [Music]

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