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Sr Franziska Schervier

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Sr Franziska Schervier

Birth
Death
14 Dec 1876 (aged 57)
Burial
Aachen, Stadtkreis Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Memorial ID
81503520 View Source

Blessed Mary Frances Schervier, was the foundress of two religious congregations of Sisters of the Third Order Regular of St. Francis, both committed to serving the neediest of the poor. One, the Poor Sisters of St. Francis, is based in her native Germany, and the other, the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor, was formed from its former Province in the United States. She was beatified by the Roman Catholic Church in 1974. In 2008 the Cause for Canonization of Blessed Frances Schervier is introduced in Rome on July 16 by Sr. Tiziana Merletti, SFP, Congregational Minister of the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor and Sr. Katharina Maria Finken, Superior General of the Sisters of the Poor of St. Francis.

Blessed Mary Frances Schervier, was the foundress of two religious congregations of Sisters of the Third Order Regular of St. Francis, both committed to serving the neediest of the poor. One, the Poor Sisters of St. Francis, is based in her native Germany, and the other, the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor, was formed from its former Province in the United States. She was beatified by the Roman Catholic Church in 1974. In 2008 the Cause for Canonization of Blessed Frances Schervier is introduced in Rome on July 16 by Sr. Tiziana Merletti, SFP, Congregational Minister of the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor and Sr. Katharina Maria Finken, Superior General of the Sisters of the Poor of St. Francis.

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  • Created by: Frank K.
  • Added: 3 Dec 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 81503520
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/81503520/franziska-schervier: accessed ), memorial page for Sr Franziska Schervier (3 Jan 1819–14 Dec 1876), Find a Grave Memorial ID 81503520, citing Ostfriedhof in Aachen, Aachen, Stadtkreis Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany; Maintained by Frank K. (contributor 46941322).