Joinville – Santa Catarina, Brazil (Monday, 02-23-2015, Gaudium Press) The Congregation of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, along with the Marian Brotherhood of the Sacred Heart and the Diocese of Joinville will conclude the diocesan phase of the beatification process of the Servant of God Father Aloysius Boeing, next March 17th.
Upon completion of this phase, the religious beatification process will be forwarded to the Vatican.
The procedure was started in an ecclesiastical court, on March 17, 2013, and a historical commission was formed to investigate and gather information and testimonies on the life and virtues of Fr. Boeing.
On the day of the closing of the diocesan process, which will take place in the parish of Our Lady of the Rosary in Jaragua do Sul, in the state of Santa Catarina, the documentation regarding Father Aloysius Boeing’s life, will be sealed and subsequently sent to the Vatican to the Congregation for the Causes of Saints.
Father Aloysius Boeing was born in Cedar Vargem, a village located in São Martinho, in the state of Santa Catarina, He grew up in a Catholic family, living his childhood in much simplicity. In 1974, he created the Marian Community of the Sacred Heart, a lay association of the faithful, in Jaragua do Sul.
For more than 24 years was the master of novices and dedicated his entire life to missionary work in the South of Brazil.
On April 17, 2006, Father Boeing died, and his remains were buried next to Parish of Our Lady of the Rosary. (LMI)
With information from A12