Saint alphonsa who lived as an unknown simple clarist nun within the four walls of the franciscan clarist convent at bharananganam, in the state of kerala, is now known all over the world. Saint alphonsa, fcc, (born anna muttathupadathu 19 august 1910 – 28 july 1946) was an indian religious sister and educator she was the first woman of indian . St alphonsa was elevated to sainthood on 12 october, 2008 by pope benedict xvi she was the first indian woman to be elevated to sainthood by the church, the second person from india to be declared so, and also the first saint of the syro-malabar catholic church, an eastern catholic church.
Saint alphonsa - newman connection - supporting the establishment and development of newman centers nationwide. Alphonsa of the immaculate conception was a catholic franciscan religious sister who is now honored as a saint, the first person of indian origin to be canonized as a saint by the catholic church and the first canonized saint of the syro-malabar catholic church, an eastern catholic church of the saint thomas christian community. In a short time, they changed their name to the society of st vincent de paul in honor of their patron st vincent de paul society - st alphonsa catholic church chapter blessed frederic ozanam (1813 - 1853) was founder of the society of st vincent de paul.
Saint alphonsa syro-malabar catholic church, los angeles is one of many missions located in america, under the guidance of the diocese saint alphonsa who is popularly known as passion flower, little flower of the east and other titles, is its patroness. Saint alphonsa was canonized by his holiness pope benedict xvi on 12 october 2008 she is the first indian woman to be raised to the altar by the catholic church established in 1964 as a junior college with 400 students and 13 teachers, alphonsa college has now attained the status of a first grade woman’s college. St alphonsa’s college of professional studies at gaborone near bus rank near kb mall tel: 3181867.
Alphonsa high school is a catholic co-education english medium school started in june 1987 under the umbrella of “santhome charitable trust of kalyan” of the diocese of kalyan love,service and truth being the motto she gives education to around 3000 students starting from kg to 10th. Saint project – saint alphonsa saint alphonsa muttathupadathu was born on august 19th, 1910 in the state of travancore in india alphonsa was born to a family of five children her mother, maria puthukari, died three months after alphonsa’s birth. St alphonsa was born on 19th of august 1910, the fourth child of joseph and mary muttathupadadh at kudamaloor in kerala and was called annakutty on the death of her mother, soon after here birth, her aunt took the infant into her carethis foster mother was a strict disciplinarian. Prayer to st alphonsa oh st alphonsa, you have been graciously chosen from our midst to be united with jesus christ, our saviour, in the mystery of his passion, death and resurrection you have grown to the heights of holiness and have been crowned with heavenly gloryhelp us in our trials and tribulations. Darsanalaya ashram is a place to repose in the busy schedule of this world ashram inmates observe and study the problems and issues of the world the problems relate to children, women, rich and poor, healthy and weak, family and society each individual in the community is responsible for the things that happen in the society.
She was baptized on 27 august 1910 at saint mary’s church in kudamaloor under the patronage of saint anna anna’s mother died when she was young, so her maternal aunt raised her in 1916 anna started her schooling in arpookara. Speech on st alphonsa by catechism student marymol shajan, puranattukara. Alphonsa of the immaculate conception muttathupadathu was proclaimed blessed by pope john paul ii in kottayam, india, on the 8th of february 1986 with today’s canonisation, the church in india presents its first saint to the veneration of the faithful of the whole world.
Saint alphonsus liguori catholic school is nestled within the charming community of prospect heights, illinois our caring and capable faculty, award-winning curriculum, and tradition of faith and service build a strong academic and spiritual foundation for students in 3-year-old preschool through 8th grade. Saint alphonsa is the first woman to be conferred sainthood from the kerala church, which traces its origins to the visit of st thomas around 2,000 years ago to preach the gospel in india, and the second indian to get that status after st gonsalo garcia. St alphonsa muttathupadathu of india or st alphonsa of the immaculate conception (19 aug 1910 – 28 jul 1946) was a syro-malabar catholic franciscan sister she was the first woman indian origin to be canonized as a saint by the catholic church st alphonsa is the patron saint against illness her feast day is july 28. October will be a good month to be a christian in india on the 12th, anna muttathupandathu of kottayam will become saint alphonsa anna was beatified by the vatican in 1986 as the blessed alphonsa and on march 1, 2008, pope benedict xvi decided that she deserved sainthood.