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Santa Eufrásia do S. Coração de Jesus
Virgem, Congregação das Religiosas da Mãe do Carmelo

Religiosa professa da Congregação das Religiosas da Mãe do Carmelo, nasceu em 1877, na diocese indiana de
Trichur, em Edathurhty; seu nome era Rosa Eluvethingal. Pertencente à Igreja Oriental de rito siro-malabar, foi
superiora geral das religiosas carmelitas de Koonammavu e recebeu dons carismáticos. Na Índia ela é recordada
também por sua entrega durante uma grande epidemia de cólera. No convento carmelita de Ollur, onde havia
permanecido 48 dos 52 anos de sua vida religiosa, faleceu em 1952. Lá foi sepultada. Beatificada no dia 3 de
dezembro de 2006. Canonizada pelo Papa Francisco em 23 de novembro de 2014.

Oração
Senhor, que hoje nos alegrais com a festa anual de santa Eufrásia do S. Coração de
Jesus, concedei-nos a ajuda dos seus méritos, Vós que nos iluminastes com o exemplo
da sua virgindade e amor ao próximo. Por Nosso Senhor Jesus Cristo, vosso Filho, que é
Deus convosco na unidade do Espírito Santo.

Sor Eufrasia Eluvathingal, la "madre que ora," es santa
Esta mañana en el Vaticano estaba el consistorio ordinario para la canonización de la religiosa
india y otros cinco beatos. Serán inscritos entre los santos del 23 de noviembre 2014. La
hermana, amada por toda la India, vivió en la adoración y en el servicio a los novicios.
Ciudad del Vaticano (AsiaNews) - La "madre que ora", como era conocida Sor Eufrasia
Eluvathingal del Sagrado Corazón, es santa. Esto fue decidido por el Papa Francisco, que esta
mañana celebró el consistorio ordinario público para la canonización de Sor Eufrasia y otros
cinco beatos. El Papa decretó que los bienaventurados sean registrados entre los santos 23 de
noviembre 2014, en la fiesta de Cristo Rey.
La nueva santa nació como Rosa Eluvathingal el 07 de octubre 1877 en una familia de la
aldea Siro-Malabar Kattoor, cerca de la ciudad de Thrissur, en el estado indio de Kerala. Rosa
es la hija mayor de dos terratenientes ricos, Antony Cherpukaran y Kunjethy Eluvathingal. Fue
bautizado 25 de octubre 1877 en la iglesia de la Madre del Carmelo en Edathuruthy. La madre
es una devota del rito siro-católica, que la lleva a rezar el rosario y asistir a la misa. A la edad

Aunque sigue siendo muy frágil de salud. abre el convento carmelita de Amazakad (ahora dentro de la diócesis siro-malabar de Irinjalakuda). Al día siguiente. En 1913 se convirtió en la madre superiora del convento de Santa Maria di Ollur.hablando con AsiaNews . El 5 de julio de 2002. Después de tomar los votos. y ésta la convence de permanecer virgen y dedicar su vida a Dios En la adultez. donde según muchos fieles hacia milagros. Rose es aceptada como postulante y recibió el nombre de Sor Eufrasia del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús. Blessed Euphrasia of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Evuprasiamma). durante la bendición del nuevo convento de Ollur. Thrissur District.Thrissur byMar Varkey Vithayathil Feast August 29 . su situación médica delicada amenaza su estancia en el convento. fundada por el Beato Kuriakose Elias Chavara y el p. el difunto purpurado recordó . India Honored in Syro-Malabar Catholic Church Beatified December 3. En 1987 fue declarada "Sierva de Dios" por el arzobispo de Thrissur. cargo que ocupó durante nueve años. que siguen la Regla de la Tercera Orden de los Carmelitas Descalzos. el Papa Juan Pablo II para reconocer sus virtudes heroicas. 1877 Edathuruthy. Sin embargo. Sor Eufrasia pasa la mayor parte del día en la capilla del convento.. en la iglesia de San Antonio en Ollur.C. El 3 de diciembre de 2006. en la adoración del Santísimo Sacramento.la gran estatura moral y religiosa de la "madre que ora". vive una vida de oración constante y enorme devoción al Sagrado Corazón de Jesús.M. El 03 de abril 2014 el Papa Francisco autorizó a la Congregación para las Causas de los Santos promulgar el decreto sobre el nuevo milagro atribuido a la intercesión de la Hermana Eufrasia. por el que tiene una gran devoción. Kerala. A pesar de las TAREAS pesadas.de 9 años. por lo que los superiores consideran la posibilidad de alentarla para su tratamiento. primer nativo en ser obispo de Thrissur. Después de la beatificación. C. porque le gustaría verla casada con el hijo de una de las familias adineradas de la región. la ceremonia de beatificación. En 1897 Mar John Menachery. 1952 Ollur. permaneciendo en el cargo hasta 1916. Mar Joseph Kundukulam. Born October 17. es el propio obispo quien lleva todas las monjas y estudiantes de Koonammavu a la nueva estructura: entre ellos estaba Rose. Rosa recibe la gracia de una aparición de la Virgen María. que abre la fase diocesana de la causa de beatificación. la Hermana Eufrasia muestra un coraje moral poco común y un alto sentido de responsabilidad. el Vaticano reconoce y aprueba un primer milagro atribuido a ella: la curación inexplicable de un carpintero que sufría cáncer de hueso. A la edad de 10 años entra en el colegio de la comunidad carmelita de la Iglesia siro-malabar. el cardenal Varkey Vithayathil celebra en nombre del Papa Benedicto XVI.Kerala. 2006. donde vivió hasta su muerte. Leopold Beccaro en 1886 en el distrito de Ernakulam Koonammavu. La profesión solemne de Sor Eufrasia se lleva a cabo el 24 de mayo de 1900. Rose expresa su deseo de unirse a las Hermanas de la Madre del Carmelo. El padre se opuso en un primer momento. En 1904 fue nombrada jefe de los novicias de la Congregación. es responsable de ayudar a las novicias. Pero al ver la determinación de su hija está de acuerdo: será él quien la acompañe al convento. será admitido al noviciado 10 de enero 1898. la declara "VENERABLE ". por lo que comienza a ser llamado "la madre que ora".Thrissur. British India Died August 29. Ollur. El 9 de mayo. En junio de 2006. La monja murió el 29 de agosto 1952 en el convento de Ollur: su tumba pronto se convirtió en un lugar de peregrinación.

with the declaration of the Major Archbishop. threatened her stay in the convent.[1][2] [3] [4] [5] Early life She was born Rosa Eluvathingal on 7 October 1877 in a Syro-Malabar Catholic Nasrani family in the village of Kattoor. she endeavored to lead a life of constant prayer and of devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The constant ill health she experienced. The next day Rosa was received as apostulant. she was beatified in St. On May 9 he brought from Koonammavu all who belonged to his Diocese including Rosa. she was appointed assistant to the Novice Mistress. part of the Syro-Malabar Church. Her canonization was announced on April 3. India. one of the two Catholic Orientalrites based in Kerala. the first native Bishop of Thrissur. Apostolic nuncio to India Archbishop Pedro Lopez Quintana and Archbishop Jacob Thoomkuzhy of Syro-Malabar Catholic Archdiocese of Thrissur joined 30 prelates and 500 priests for the beatification events. 1952 at the Ollur Convent. as the Superiors considered dismissing her. 1952) . the Archbishop of Thrissur instituted the Diocesan Tribunal for the Cause of Mother Euphrasia in 1987 by declaring her ‘Servant of God‘. who follow the Rule of theThird Order of theDiscalced Carmelites.[1] during the blessing of the newly founded convent at Ollur. On December 3. however. and to commit her entire life to God. 2006. serving as Mother Superior until 1916. Rosa was the eldest child of wealthy landowners. Her mother was a devout Syrian Catholic.C. Herfeast day is August 29.M.[1] Mother Euphrasia[8] died on August 29. Leopold Beccaro 1866 at Koonammavu inErnakulam district. In 1913 she was made Mother Superior of St. Canonisation . 1877 – August 29. She was baptized on 25 October 1877 in the Mother of Carmel Church in Edathuruthy. Veneration[edit] Mar Joseph Kundukulam. taking the name Sister Euphrasia of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.[1] Despite these duties. Ollur. founded by SaintKuriakose Elias Chavara and Rev. her father finally relented. After she took her perpetual vows. Thrissur. Thrissur. recognized her heroic virtue of Euphrasia. Mar John Menachery. Sister Euphrasia is said to have had a vision of the Holy Family. at which point the illness she had long felt ceased. shown in the museum. Though frail in health. and a very high sense of responsibility and in 1904 she was soon appointed Novice Mistress of the Congregation in which position she worked for nine years. She also nourished a great love and devotion for the Blessed Virgin Mary. Euphrasia exhibited rare moral courage. The bed where Blessed Euphrasia took her last breath in St Mary’s convent. established a Carmelite Convent in Ambazakad (now belonging to the Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Irinjalakuda). Ollur. [1] As she grew older. she entered the boarding school attached to the first indigenous Carmelite community in the Syro-Malabar Church. declaring her ‘Venerable‘.Blessed Euphrasia Eluvathingal or Sister Euphrasia of the Sacred Heart of Jesus C. Her tomb at the convent has become a pilgrimage site as miracles have been reported by some of the faithful.also known as Evuprasiamma. Anthony’s Forane Church. Her father opposed this as he wanted to arrange a marriage for her with the son of one of the other prosperous families in the region. and was admitted to thenovitiate of the congregation on 10 January 1898.[6] When she was ten. Seeing her resolve. 2002.”[2][7] Mother Euphrasia spent much of her day in the convent chapel before the Blessed Sacrament. Rose desired to enter the Sisters of the Mother of Carmel.[6] At the age of nine. Ollur. Religious Life In 1897. Pope John Paul II. On July 5. (October 7. Mary’s Convent. near the city of Thrissur in Kerala. 2014.Ollur parish belongs to Syro-Malabar Catholic Archdiocese of Thrissur. and himself accompanied her to the convent. where she was to live the rest of her life. Sister Euphrasia made her solemn profession on 24 May 1900. becoming known by many people as the “Praying Mother. Cherpukaran Antony and Kunjethy Eluvathingal. to which she had a strong devotion. which led her to make a commitment never to marry. was an Indian Carmelite Religious Sister of the Syro-Malabar Church which is anEastern Catholic Church and a part of the Saint Thomas Christian community in Kerala. Varkey Vithayathil on behalf of the Pope Benedict XVI. Rose is said to have experienced an apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary. who taught her to pray the rosaryand to participate in the Mass. A miracle attributed to her intercession and approved by the Vatican in June 2006 concerned the apparent healing of a carpenter from bone cancer.

Catholic Online. Jump up^ Euphrasia. Euphrasia of the Sacred Heart of Jesus”.in/. Jump up^ “Euphrasia”. 5. 3. Jump up^ Euphrasia Eluvathingal.[9] This confirms Pope’s approval of Evuprasiamma’ canonisation. Nirmala Province.[11] References 1. 2006. “Nirmala Province Thrissur”. Jump up^ CMC. The New Indian Express. Thrissur. ^ Jump up to:a b Congregation of the Mother of Carmel “Blessed Mother Euphrasia” Jump up^ “Cured Catholic cancer patient recalls miraculous intercession of ‘praying nun'”. Times Of India. Vatican News Service ^ Jump up to:a b “Praying mother in beatification list”.http://www.On 3rd April 2014. 9. . Eluvathingal. Ollur. The Hindu.[10] The canonisation ceremony is on 23rd [9] of November 2014. “Euphrasia sainthood”. Indian Expres. Retrieved 2011-0706. “Euphrasia sainthood along with Chavara Kuriakose Elias”. Retrieved 2011-07-06.cmcthrissur. Pope Francis authorised the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to promulgate the decrees concerning the miracle attributed to Evuprasiamma’ intercession. 2.org/home/newsdetail/299. 4. “Euphrasia”. 8. Jump up^ The New. ^ Jump up to:a b c d e “Bl. June 30. 7. http://euphrasia. 6.