25 September 2010

Beatification of 18-year-old Chiara 'Luce' Badano today in Rome

Chiara 'Luce' Badano who will be beatified today

Chiara 'Luce' Badano, who died in 1990 just short of her 19th birthday, will be beatified today at the Shrine of Our Lady of Divine Love in Rome. You can read Richelle Verdeprado's article, The Saint Who Failed Math, in the current issue of Misyon, the online magazine I edit for the Columbans in the Philippines, here. You will find links to other sites and articles there. The new beata or 'Blessed' was a member of the Focolare Movement. You can find a website dedicated to her here.

Chiara 'Luce' during her final illness

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