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HolyJoachina of Vedruna´sChronology
1783. APRIL 16. Joachinawas born in Barcelona.
1799. MARCH 24. She married Teodoro de Mas.
1816. MARCH 6. Teodoro dies of turberculosis because of the effects of the postwar period. Joachina and her family exile to another country. Teodoro de Mas.
1823. MAY. She returns to Spain. Manso Escorial, in Vic.
1825. DECEMBER 19. Many young women followed her ideas. Joachina asked the Bishop if they could form a foundation of sisters.
1826. JANUARY 6. Joachina shows herself to Bishop Corcuera as a religious professional. Relief of the Church of the Divine Shepherdess in Vic.
FEBRUARY 26. Foundation of the Institute. Joachina and the sisters dedicated themselves to their job and the order of Charmelitas. This order was created by Saint Teresa of Jesus in honor of the Carmen Virgin (Charmelitas).
1837. APRIL 12. Joachinawas imprisoned and mistreated.
1840. JULY 3. When Espartaro took the village of Berga, Joachina and the sisters flew to France. Assault to the City of Barcelona.
1843. After three years of exile, in Perpingan, Joachinareturns to Spain. House of Charity in Vic.
1849.SEPTEMBER. While Joachinavisits her daughters of Vallbona, she suffers an assault of apoplexy. She recovers and continues her activities.
1850. Five Bishops approve her constitutions that are stamped by the first time.
1852. SEPTEMBER. Joachinaaccepts that it is time for her retirement because of her health. She moves back to the House of Charity of Barcelona. House of Charity of Barcelona.
AUGUST 28. Joachinasuffers a new assault of apoplexy, and a little later a rage. She dies at midday. She lived nearly 71 years. She left six children and eleven grandchildren. Also in her work, she left 150 sisters in 30 communities.
1854. JULY 30. The epidemic of rage that existed in Europe, comes to Barcelona. From 1.600 sheltered ones in the House of Charity 442 die. City of Barcelona.
1940. MAY 19. Joachina of Vedruna's beatification, by the Pope Pío XII.
1959. APRIL 12. Holy Joachina of Vedruna is Canonized by the Pope John XXIII.
The mission of the Charmelitas Sisters of the Charity Vedruna in Argentina, in the year of our Bicentenary.
In the Year of the Bicentenary of Our Country, the sisters also will celebrate with us Joachina’s mission. They are in the Province of Santiago del Estero (PozoHondo), in the Province of Buenos Aires (Merlo and Suipacha) and in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (Balvanera: in our school, in the Vedruna Residence which is the centre of the Province of the Congregation of South America and in the Neighbourhood of Belgrano).
OurSchool and VedrunaResidence Community of theNeighbourhood of Belgrano
Pontevedra (Merlo). Suipacha.
They are fulfilling the mandate that Joachina gave them to the Congregation before her death. To cure thepatients. To accompany the excluded. Toeducate.
And they do this with Joachina's help, and by the strength of their prayer to our Holy one: Lord God, yougaveto St. Joachina de VedrunatoyourChurch, forthe Christian education of youth, and thecare of thesick. Maywefollowherexample, and lovingly devote ourlives, toservingyou in yourbrothers and sisters. GrantthisthroughChrist, our Lord. Amen.