CANONIZATION

27 Sep 1986

Mother Cleopatra starts initial steps for Canonization of Mother Euphrasia.

26 Jun 1987

Permission from the Superior General Mother Prima to take up the Cause.

13 Aug 1987

Permission from Bishop Joseph Kundukulam for taking up the Cause.

15 Aug 1987

Appointment of Rev. Fr. Lucas Vithuvattical CMI Postulator of the Cause by the Superior General.
Approval from Bishop Kundukulam for the appointment.

29 Aug 1987

Fr. Lucas Vithuvattical CMI took oath as Postulator before Bishop Joseph Kundukulam on the 35th death Anniversary of Mother Euphrasia.
Mother Euphrasia became the Servant of God.

29 Aug 1987

Appointment of Sr. Perigrin, St. Mary’s Convent, Ollur, as Vice-Postulator.

01 Jun 1988

Received the approval of the Syro-Malabar Bishops’ Conference for the Cause.

08 Sep 1988

Rome approved the decision to start the Canonization Process.

22 Oct 1988

Diocesan Tribunal was founded under Bishop Joseph Kundukulam as President in the Ollur Forane Church. The Tribunal members:  Fr. Joseph Vilangadan (Judge), Fr. Antony Anthikadan, Rev. Dr. Andrews Thazhath, Rev. Dr. Jose Irimpan, Fr. Paul Blaize Kadicheeni CMI, Sr. Santhi CMC and Sr. Anija CMC.

13 Jan 1990

Official opening of the Tomb of the Servant of God and interring of the bodily remains in the new Tomb of the Convent Chapel.

19 Jun 1991

Official closing of the Diocesan Tribunal by Bishop Joseph Kundukulam in the Lourdes Cathedral Church.

20 Jun 1991

All the records regarding the Servant of God were sent to Rome through the Nuncio.

     Jan 1992

Received the approval of Rome for Diocesan Tribunal Acts.

04 Mar 1992

Sr. Dr. Cleopatra was appointed Vice-Postulator by the Postulator after her two-terms (6 years) of Provincialship.

20 Apr 1994

POSITIO of Virtues of the Servant of God submitted in Rome.

04 Dec 1997

Miraculous cure of Bone Cancer of Thomas Tharakan by the prayer of his sister Rosy through the intercession Mother Euphrasia.

08 Jan 1999

The Apostolic Miracle Tribunal was constituted.

12 Feb 1999

Closing of the Miracle Tribunal.

06 Mar 1999

Tribunal Records submitted in Vatican.

03 May 2002

Heroic Virtues of Mother Euphrasia accepted by Theologians Consultation, Rome.

05 Jul 2002

Pope John Paul II declared Mother Euphrasia VENERABLE in Rome.

03 Feb 2005

Medical Consultation of the Cancer healing of Thomas Tharakan was approved unanimously in Rome.

20 Sep 2005

The Miracle was approved in the Theological Consultation in Rome.

25 Nov 2005

Appointment of Rev. Dr. George Nedungatt, SJ as Postulator – recognised by Rome.

06 Jun 2006

Cardinals Consultation – approval of the Miracle.

26 Jun 2006

Pope Benedict XVI gave approval to the Miracle.

03 Dec 2006

Beatification of Venerable Euphrasia in Ollur Forane Church grounds by Major Archbishop Cardinal Varkey Vithayathil reading the Apostolic Letter of Pope Benedict XVI.

20 Dec 2006

Miraculous Healing of Jewel Jenson’s Thyroglossal Cyst.

10 Apr 2008

Opening of the Diocesan Miracle Tribunal by Bishop James Pazhayattil, Irinjalakuda at the Bishop’s House. 

31 Jan 2010

Closing of the Miracle Tribunal by Bishop Pauly Kannookaaden, Irinjalakuda.

05 Sep 2010

Bishop Pauly Kannookaaden submitted the Tribunal Acts of the Miracle in the Congregation for the Causes of Saints in Rome.

25 May 2011

Received from Rome the Validity Decree of the Diocesan Enquiry of the Miracle.

22 Oct 2011

Rev. Dr. Cherian Thunduparambil, CMI appointed Postulator in Rome at the retirement of Fr. Nedungatt, SJ.

4 July 2013

Approval of the Medical Commission - Jewel Jenson’s healing.

17 Dec 2013

Approval of the Theological Commission - Jewel Jenson’s healing.

18 Mar 2014

Approval of the Cardinals Consultation – Jewel Jenson’s healing.

3 April 2014

Pope Francis officially signed on the decree of Canonization

12 June 2014

Declaration of the Date of Canonization

23 Nov 2014

Canonization of Bl. Euphrasia