A new cause for beatification opens in the US… with a twist…

Here is an interesting piece of news from the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph where His Excellency Most. Rev. Robert Finn has the reins.  From the blog of the diocesan newspaper The Catholic Key:

Sister Marie de Mandat-GranceyBeatification Cause for Founder of Mary’s House at Ephesus to Begin in Kansas City
The cause for the beatification and canonization of the French Daughter of Charity regarded by the Church as the Founder of Mary’s House at Ephesus will open in Kansas City, January 21. In the words of one of Sister Marie de Mandat-Grancey’s biographers, Mary’s House is a remarkable place where Muslims, Orthodox and Catholics “all join together in the home of a Jewish Mother.” . . .MORE

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  1. samgr says:

    I’ve been to Mother Mary’s House (a more complete translation of the Turkish name than the one used). It’s a very simple and humble place, and indeed lots of Muslims come there to pray. Many seem more reverent than some of the Western Europeans and Americans, who appear to be just ticking off another site on their must-see lists.

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