Thursday, March 11, 2010

Mother Maria del Carmen

Her process of canonization opens.
Carmen Catarina Bueno was born in Itu, in the State of São Paulo, on 25th December 1898. She entered the Carmel of St Joseph in Rio de Janeiro in 1926, where she was professed with the name of María del Carmen of the Most Holy Trinity at the age of 27. During her religious life she was Mistress of Novices, Sub-Prioress, and Prioress. In 1955 she set out to found the Carmel of the Holy Face and Pius XII at Tremembè.

She devoted great attention to novitiate formation and the care of the sick sisters in the community. In 1966 she died from a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 67.

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