On April 18, 1993, Pope John Paul II beatified Mother Mary Angela, saying, “Blessed Mary Angela’s life was marked with love. She was concerned about all people: those hungry for bread, the heartbroken, the homeless, and those hungering for the truth of the Gospel.” Blessed Mary AngelaThe instantaneous healing of Lillian Halasinski in 1984 was […]
Blessed Mary Angela Truszkowska, baptized as Sophia Camille, was born in Kalisz, Poland, on May 16, 1825. From a young age, she was drawn to prayer and genuine concern for others. Sophia felt called to serve the poor and as a young woman, began to serve the abandoned children and homeless on the streets of […]
On November 21, 1855, in Poland, Mother Mary Angela Truszkowska consecrated herself totally to God and forged a new religious community steeped in the values and ideals of St. Francis of Assisi. This new community came to be called the SIsters of St. Felix of Cantalice, or the Felician Sisters.
Our Lady of Hope Province was founded on November 21, 2009, the Feast of the Presentation of Mary.