“Ring and come in …”

[Province of Graz – Central Europe] The Diocese of Graz-Seckau was founded 800 years ago. Previously, the area belonged to the Archdiocese of Salzburg. In this jubilee year, 2018, there are many opportunities for dialogue, social activities, pilgrimages and prayer times. Read More

Celebrating with Sr Rita at 103 years old

[Province of Graz–Central Europe] Sister Rita was born on April 8, 1915 in Gyöngyös, Hungary. She was raised in an orphanage, because her father died early. She entered the Daughters of Charity in 1937 in Budapest and made her vows for the first time in 1942. She obtained a teacher’s degree at the Ranolder Institute in Budapest and was teaching in Vác at the Karolina Institute in elementary school classes 1-4. Read More

The process for beatification of Sr Léopoldine, M. Josepha Brandis

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The request was accepted by the bishop of the diocese of Graz-Seckau, Austria on September 16, 2016. The Procurator General, Fr. Shijo Kanjirathamkunnel CM, presented the request and corresponding documentation in the name of and presence of the Superioress General of the Sisters of Mary of the Miraculous Medal, the new Postulator, Sr. Magda, Sister of Mary of the Miraculous Medal of Kiev (appointed by our Superior General as her replacement), Sr. Kristina, the secretary, one translator and Sr. Christa for the Daughters of Charity. Going forward from that date, “Mother Brandis” may be invoked as a “Servant of God.” Read More