Thursday, January 08, 2004

The Amazing Story of Cornelia Connelly

Whose cause for sainthood has been introduced.

Here is a story of intrigue. An American woman married to an episcopal priest, they both become Catholic. He decides he wants to be a priest--the bishop dictates that she then must live in a convent (even though she is five months pregnant), he later leaves the priesthood, wants her and the children back, she refuses, he takes the kids and leaves the faith behind, she becomes the foundress of a religous community.

In 1992, the Catholic Church proclaimed Cornelia as Venerable.

Check it out atCornelia Connelly, Foundress