Center for Carmelite Studies

Blessed Titus Brandsma on the Road to Sainthood

News of Great Joy!!!!
Pope Francis authorizes the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to promulgate a series of Decrees including the recognition of a miracle attributed to Blessed Tito Brandsma.
During an audience given to His Eminence Cardinal Marcello Semeraro, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints, the Holy Father authorized the Congregation to promulgate the decrees regarding the miracle attibuted to the intercession of Blessed Titus Brandsm (born Anno Sjoerd), priest and professed member of the Order of Carmelites. He was born on February 23, 1881 in Bolsward (The Netherlands) and was killed in hatred of the faith on July 26, 1942 in Dachau, Germany.
Blessed Titus Brandsma gave a lecture series on “Mysticism” at CatholicU in 1935.