Maria Carola Cecchin

Venerable Servant of God Maria Carola Cecchin.  Credit: Courtesy Photo

Miracle That Set Italian-born Catholic Missionary Nun in Kenya on Path to Sainthood

Nov 9, 2022

The beatification of Venerable Servant of God Maria Carola Cecchin, a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph Benedict Cottolengo (Cottolengo Sisters), was the climax of years of investigation into the miracle of bringing a stillborn child back to life.

Some Bishops at the Beatification ceremony of Sr. Maria Carola at Kinoru Stadium in Meru Diocese on 5 November 2022. Credit: ACI Africa

Clergy, Laity of Meru in Kenya Hail Venerable Carola Beatification as "boost to faith"

Nov 8, 2022

The Clergy and Laity of the Catholic Diocese of Meru in Kenya who spoke to ACI Africa on the sidelines of the November 5 beatification of Venerable Servant of God Maria Carola Cecchin hailed the celebration as a boost to their Christian faith.

Mr. Joseph Muriungi (right) and Mrs. Joyce Muriungi (Left) the Parents of Hillay Msafiri Kiama whose miraculous birth led to the beatification of Sr. Maria Carola. Credit: ACI Africa.

The Story of Blessed Carola’s Death “should speak to us all”: Catholic Bishops in Kenya

Nov 7, 2022

The story of the death of the Catholic Nun who was beatified in Kenya on November 5 should inspire Kenyans to give themselves in the service of the Lord and receive well, in their midst, those involved in the mission of evangelization, members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) have said.

Cardinal Antoine Kambanda of Rwanda unveiling the image of Blessed Maria Carola during the beatification ceremony held at Kinoru stadium in Kenya's Meru Diocese. Credit: ACI Africa.

Italian-born Catholic Nun Beatified in Kenya Hailed as “model of a missionary of charity”

Nov 6, 2022

The Cardinal Pope Francis delegated to preside over the beatification of Venerable Servant of God Maria Carola Cecchin has hailed the Italian-born Catholic Nun as “a model of a missionary of charity”.

Venerable Servant of God Maria Carola Cecchin to be beatified on November 5 in Kenya's Meru Diocese. Credit: Meru Diocese

Beatification of Italian Nun Who Served in Kenya Will “spur growth of vocations”: Priest

Jul 19, 2022

The planned beatification of an Italian-born Catholic Nun described as “the venerable who gave her life in Kenya” due to her dedicated service in Kenya’s Meru Diocese for two decades is expected to “spur growth of vocations”, a member of the Clergy of the Kenyan Catholic Diocese involved in the preparations for the beatification has told ACI Africa.