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CHI St. Joseph's Children


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Bishop Ricardo Ramirez

Postulator for the Cause


c/o Petitioner for the Cause

CHI St. Joseph's Children

Mr. Allen Sánchez

1516 5th St. NW

Albuquerque, NM  87102-1359

Tel: 505.319.3334



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Sister Blandina Segale, SC

Whereas: The People of God of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe and beyond have expressed their affection and devotion of Maria Rosa Segale, also known as Sister Blandina Segale, 73 years after her death. The People of God have requested of the Archbishop of Santa Fe, to open the Cause of Beautification and Canonization of Sister Blandina Segale. The Pontifical Congregation for the Cause of Saints has granted the Archbishop of Santa Fe permission to open the Cause of Beautification and Canonization. Therefore: I, Michael J. Sheehan, Archbishop of Santa Fe declare open a canonical inquiry of the holiness and heroic virtues of the Servant of God, Sister Blandina. A Cause for Beautification and Canonization is now open. Summon: I summon all persons with knowledge and or evidence of this Servant of God to make known their knowledge and evidence. Appoint: I hereby appoint Bishop Ricardo Ramirez, Bishop of Las Cruces Emeritus, as Postulator of the Cause. I accept CHI St. Joseph’s Children as Petitioner of the Cause. Let it be known that Sr. Blandina shall now bear the title “The Servant of God.”

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Most Rev. Ricardo Ramirez

Bishop Emeritus

Diocese of Las Cruces

c/o Petitioner

Allen Sánchez



Sister Blandina  Segale Photo

Courtesy of Palace of the

Governors - Photo Archives (NMHM/DCA) Negative #67735