The Servants of Charity - Founded by Father Louis Gaunella]

The Servants of Charity

Canonization of Fr. Guanella in the News

Saint Louis Guanella was officially proclaimed a "SAINT" by Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday, October 23, 2011. Canonization footage

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Local Pilgrims attend Vatican Canonization in Rome

Read the story on the Diocese of Lansing website.

Pope proclaims three saints, calls them models of Christian charity

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Benedict XVI proclaimed three saints and said their lives demonstrated that true faith is charity in action. Read More


Guanellians Celebrate Canonization

En Portugese -Cordillera. Mons. Edmundo Valenzuela, obispo del Vicariato Apostólico del Chaco y presidente de la Comisión de Misiones de la Conferencia Episcopal Paraguaya (CEP), fue el oficiante principal de la misa central en Caacupé, donde los guanelianos celebraron la canonización de San Luis Guanella y destacaron su dedicación a los más necesitados del amor de Dios, los tullidos, los más pobres, ancianos e incapaces física y psíquicamente. More

Don Guanella, Prete del Fare

23 Ottobre 2011 - Nell'anno in cui don Luigi Guanella vedeva la luce, il 1842, moriva san Giuseppe Benedetto Cottolengo. per saperne di piu

Church Has Three New Saints

October 23, 2011 - Pope Benedict XVI has marked the Catholic Church’s annual Mission Sunday on 23rd October, declaring two Italians and a Spaniard the Church’s newest saints. Read More

Archdiocese of Philadelphia- Local Miracle Leads to Canonization of Father Louis Guanella

Retired Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, Robert P. Maginnis, will be the principal celebrant and homilist at a Mass celebrating Saint Guanella’s feast day on Monday, October 24, 2011. Read More

The Pottstown Mercury- Catholic Church to Canonize New Saint after Accepting Pa. Miracle Report

According to a press release from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, the canonization is happening after the Roman Catholic Church confirmed the healing of a Springfield, Pa., man was attributable to Guanella. Read More

The Delaware County Daily Times- Late Rev. Guanella to Be Named a Saint

For the second time in a decade, the unexplained healing of a Delaware County resident has led to qualifying a Roman Catholic religious figure for sainthood. Read More

Catholic News Service- Healing of US Man Key to Italian Priest's Canonization

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Thanks to the healing of a young man from the United States, who was severely injured in a rollerblading accident, Italian Blessed Louis Guanella will be among three new saints proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI in late October. Read More

CBS News in Philadelphia Interviews William Glisson

Catholic News Agency - Pennsylvania man’s miraculous healing will canonize Italian priest

Philadelphia, Pa., Oct 11, 2011 / 06:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A Pennsylvania man says his miraculous healing shows God's outreach to those who seem far from their faith. The healing is credited to Blessed Louis Guanella, the Servants of Charity founder who will be canonized Oct. 23. Read More