Servants of God, Sor Dionesia & Cecilia Talangpaz

Dionisia Talangpaz is a Filipino Roman Catholic figure. She is one of the foundresses of the “Beaterio de San Sebastian de Calumpang” (now the Congregation of the Augustinian Recollect Sisters, in 1719. Her beatification process is underway with protocol number: 2302

Life
Dionisia was born in Calumpit, Bulacan to half-Kapampangan parents. Together with her sister Cecilia Rosa De Jesus Talangpaz, they settled down near the shrine of the Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Manila. Their devout life attracted the attention of the Recollects who were taking care of the shrine and by July 1725, the sisters received the habit of tertiaries and were gathered in a beaterium.

Beaterio de San Sebastian
They established the “Beaterio de San Sebastian de Calumpang”. After years, they headed a congregation called “Augustinian Recollect Sisters.”

Death
In 1732, Dionisia died a year after her sister, Cecilia, who passed away in 1731.

Servant of God
On 10 September 1999, she (together with her sister) had their causes for beatification opened, bestowied with the go-signal “Nulla Osta” and thereby giving them the titles “Servants of God.”
Cecilia Talangpaz is a Filipino Roman Catholic figure. She is one of the foundresses of the “Beaterio de San Sebastian de Calumpang” (now the “Congregation of the Augustinian Recollect Sisters”), in 1719. Her beatification process is underway with protocol number: 2303

Cecilia Talangpaz is a Filipino Roman Catholic figure. She is one of the foundresses of the “Beaterio de San Sebastian de Calumpang” (now the “Congregation of the Augustinian Recollect Sisters”), in 1719. Her beatification process is underway with protocol number: 2303

Religious Life
Cecilia was born in Calumpit, Bulacan to half-Kapampangan parents. Together with her sister Dionisia Talangpaz, they settled down near the shrine of the Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Manila. Their devout life attracted the attention of the Recollects who were taking care of the shrine and by July 1725, they gave the sisters the habit of tertiaries and gathered them in a beaterium.

San Sebastian Convent
They established the “Beaterio de San Sebastian de Calumpang”. After years, they headed a congregation called “Augustinian Recollect Sisters.”

Death
Cecilia died in the year 1731 and a year after her sister Dionisia followed in 1732.

Beatification
On 10 September 1999, she (together with her sister) had their causes for beatification opened, bestowed with the go-signal “Nulla Osta” and thereby giving them the titles “Servants of God.”

(Special Thanks to Filipino Saints’ Site)

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