June 17: Vatican declares that Pope Francis will announce the canonization of Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin at the consistory on Saturday, June 27, 2015

 Blessed Zelie and Louis Martin

Blessed Zelie and Louis Martin

The Papal Office of Liturgical Celebrations published today that Pope Francis will announce the canonization of Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin at the consistory of cardinals on Saturday, June 27, 2015 (per the Vatican Information Service).  Zenit added that the date of the canonization will also be announced then.

The Shrine at Alencon posted in French a communique from the Office of Liturgical Celebrations noting that at 10;00 a.m. on June 27, in the Consistory Hall of the Apostolic Palace of the Vatican, the Pope will preside  at Terce, the hour of the Divine Office that is usually celebrated at midmorning. The consistory, at which the canonizations of Italian diocesan priest Blessed Vincenzo Grossi and Spanish nun Blessed Mary of the Immaculate Conception wil also be announced, will follow.  

Let's unite in prayers of thanksgiving for this happy day!