Foundress of American religious order moves closer to beatification
Catholic World News - July 02, 2010
A Lithuanian-born nun who founded an American religious communtiy was among those declared venerable by Pope Benedict on July 1. Born in 1880, Venerable Maria Kaupas came to Pennsylvania in 1905 and founded the Sisters of Saint Casimir in 1907. She died 1940.
The community currently administers girls’ high schools in Chicago and Pennsylvania, a hospital in Chicago, and two Argentine missions.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our March expenses ($30,304 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!