The Friends of Father Aloysius

Bringing together the friends of Father Aloysius Ellacuria, C.M.F.

March 2013 Blog Posts (4)

Donate for "Cause of Sainthood" for Fr. Aloysius

Added by Fr. Kevin Manion on March 17, 2013 at 3:54am — No Comments

Lack of Funds and Canon Law Experts by Los Angeles Archdiocese Won't Deter Fr. Aloysius Sainthood Cause.

(LOS ANGELES, California March 10, 2013) Two weeks ago Archbishop Jose Gomez disclosed that the Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles "lacks funds and canon law experts for a sainthood cause." While disappointing, this admission by the Archdiocese does not prevent a group called The Friends of Father…


Added by Fr. Kevin Manion on March 10, 2013 at 3:30am — 2 Comments

February 9, 1972 - Under Obedience to Superior General

Actually, what Father Aloysius did is quite remarkable. Under obedience to his General Superior in Rome he founded a new religious order in Fatima, Portugal. The date of the General's letter is February 9, 1972. The order consisted of two branches - the religious and the laity. In 1976 Father went with pilgrims to the Holy Land. He had an audience with the Latin Patriarch, and dedicated his work at the place known as the Holy Sepulcher. In 1978 a formal agreement was reached with the…


Added by Fr. Kevin Manion on March 4, 2013 at 2:00am — No Comments

Great Monarch and Father Aloysius - Parallels

I've been studying the life of Fr. Aloysius Ellacuria, CMF. Some have pointed out certain parallels in Father's life and references to the great monarch.

1. Both are identified with France. Fr. Aloysius is from the Basque provinces. Three are located in France. In his time, Napoleon, he was considering a completely separate status, as a separate nation, for the Basques. They are unified with their language and culture.

2. The Fleur-de-Lis as a…


Added by Fr. Kevin Manion on March 4, 2013 at 2:00am — No Comments

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