Wednesday, May 5, 2010
EASTER JOY: Miracle Review
Last January, Marianist Procurator General, Fr. Antonio Gascón, SM, and Bro. Michael McAward, SM, Secretary General, met with diocesan officials to present the case for consideration. Having accepted the formal request to open the case, Most Rev. Robert Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis has formed the special Tribunal. The purpose is to gather all testimony and evidence in the case and prepare it to be sent to the Holy See in Rome for final adjudication.
The final decision will rest with the Holy Father following study and recommendations made by the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. While the ultimate decision in this matter remains to be seen, the cause for the canonization of our blessed Founder awaits one more miracle attributed to his intercession.
It is anticipated that the current Archdiocesan process will conclude by the end of the month of May and that the case will come to Rome shortly after that. Therefore, during this month of Our Lady, let us call upon her to watch over these proceedings, and, if it is God’s will, bring Blessed Chaminade one step closer to