Blessed Marta Maria Wiecka, 1874 – 1904 Read the rest of this entry »
Servant of God Sister Miriam Teresa (1901-1927)
“The Church does not MAKE saints; GOD DOES …
The Church only RECOGNIZES them.
Who is Sister Miriam Teresa?
Teresa Demjanovich, a 20th Century American girl, was born in Bayonne, New Jersey in 1901, the youngest of seven children of Alexander and Johanna (Suchy) Demjanovich, Ruthenian immigrants to the United States from what is now Eastern Slovakia. Teresa received Baptism, Confirmation, and her First Holy Communion in the Byzantine-Ruthenian rite of her parents.
Where did she live out her brief life?
After attending Bayonne public schools Teresa entered the College of Saint Elizabeth in Convent Station, New Jersey. She was graduated with highest honors in 1923. Two years later, in 1925, she entered the community of Sisters of Charity at Convent Station. After profession of vows as a Sister of Charity, Teresa died in Saint Elizabeth Hospital, Elizabeth, New Jersey in 1927. She was 26 years of age. Read the rest of this entry »