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Holy Joachina de Vedruna's


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Holy Joachina de Vedruna's

  1. 1. Holy Joachina of VedrunaChronology<br />
  2. 2. 1783. APRIL 16.<br />Joachina was born in Barcelona.<br />
  3. 3. 1799. MARCH 24.<br />She married Teodorode Mas.<br />
  4. 4. 1816. MARCH 6.<br />Teodoro dies of turberculosis because of the effects of the postwar period.<br />Teodoro de Mas.<br />
  5. 5. 1823. MAY.<br />She returns from exile.<br />Manso Escorial, in Vic.<br />
  6. 6. 1825. DECEMBER 19.<br />She asks the Bishop to unit youngsters to live like sisters.<br />
  7. 7. 1826. JANUARY 6.<br />Joachina´sprofession of religion to the Bishop Corcuera.<br />Relief of the Church of the Divine Shepherdess in Vic.<br />
  8. 8. FEBRUARY 26.<br />Foundation of the Institute. Joachina is dedicated to her job and the sisters to the order of the Charmelitas. This order was created by Saint Teresa of Jesus in honor of the Virgin Carmen.<br />
  9. 9. 1837. APRIL 12.<br />In the absence of her son, Joachina was imprisoned and mistreated.<br />
  10. 10. 1840. JULY 3.<br />When Espartaro took the village of Berga, the sisters flew to France.<br />Assault to the City of Barcelona.<br />
  11. 11. 1843.<br />After three years of exile, in Perpingan, Joachina returns to Spain.<br />Antigua House of Charity in Vic.<br />
  12. 12. 1849.SEPTEMBER.<br />While Joachina visits his daughters of Vallbona, she suffers an assault of apoplexy. She recovers and continues her activities.<br />
  13. 13. 1850.<br />Five Bishops approve her constitutions that are stamped by the first time.<br />
  14. 14. 1852. SEPTEMBER.<br />Joachina accepts that it is time for her retirement because of her health. She moves back to the House of Charity of Barcelona.<br />House of Charity of Barcelona.<br />
  15. 15. AUGUST 28.<br />Joachina suffers a new assault of apoplexy, and a little later one of rage. She dies near the midday.<br />She lived nearly 71 years. She had six children and eleven grandchildren. Also in her work, she leaves 150 sisters in 30 communities.<br />
  16. 16. 1854. JULY 30.<br />The epidemic of rage that existed in Europe, comes to Barcelona. <br />1.600 sheltered people in the House of Charity 442 die.<br />City of Barcelona.<br />
  17. 17. 1940. MAY 19.<br />Joachina of Vedruna's beatification, by the Pope Pío XII.<br />
  18. 18. 1959. APRIL 12.<br />Holy Joachina of Vedruna is canonized by the Pope John XXIII.<br />
  19. 19. The mission of the Charmelitas Sisters of Vedruna’s Charity in Argentina, in the year of <br />our Bicentenary.<br />
  20. 20. In the Year of the Bicentenary in our country, the Vedruna sisters also celebrate with us practisingJoachina’smission of charity with the most needy. They are in the Province of Santiago del Estero (PozoHondo), in the Province of Buenos Aires (Merlo and Suipacha) and in the Capital City of Buenos Aires (in our school “Instituto Corazon de Jesus” and in the Neighborhood of Belgrano).<br />
  21. 21. Pozo Hondo<br />
  22. 22. Community of theNeighborhood of Belgrano<br />OurSchool<br />
  23. 23. Pontevedra (Merlo)<br />Suipacha.<br />
  24. 24. The Vedruna Sisters are fulfilling the mandate that Joachina left to the Congregation before her death.<br />To cure thepatients.<br />To accompany the excluded.<br />Toeducate.<br />
  25. 25. And they do this by Joachina's help, and by the force of their prayer to our Holy one :<br />Lord God,<br />yougaveSt. Joachina of VedrunatoyourChurch,<br />forthe Christian education of youth,<br />and thecare of thesick.<br />Maywefollowherexample,<br />and lovingly devote ourlives,<br />toservingyou in yourbrothers and sisters.<br />GrantthisthroughChrist, our Lord. Amen.<br />
  26. 26. HOLY JOACHINA DE VEDRUNA<br />Woman<br />Mother<br />Religious<br />