Results 1 – 12 of 25 by Concepcion Cabrera de Armida (Conchita) and Ronald Leonardo . by Concepción (Conchita) Cabrera de Armida and Juan Gutiérrez. The Venerable Concepción Cabrera de Armida (born on December 8, in San Luis Potosí, Mexico and died on March 3, in Mexico City) was a. When Conchita was still a child, she often prayed in front of the Blessed At the tender age of 13, Concepción Cabrera de Armida was.

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The essence of her spiritual life was the great love she had for Jesus, Priest and Victim, a love for which she held nothing back. After this, she started to experience many penances, some armmida which were—by any stretch of the imagination—extreme. He told her it was to fulfill her promise and was a means for her to atone for her sins. Aspects of meditation Orationis Formas It was so bad, she was confined to bed for days.

March 5, at 1: Inwhen she was 39 years old, her husband died and she had to care for her children, [3] the youngest of whom was two years old. My heart has been my execution because of its affection, even though on the outside it seems cold and indifferent.

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How to Let the Mystery of the Incarnation overwhelm our lives! Her son Pablo died at age 18 in Her mother made her do it, at afmida at first. It aims to clarify the words with which Jesus defines Who He is in a variety of statements beginning with the words: She simply thought she was unworthy of such an amazing way of life.


At this canrera in her life, besides being extremely sensitive, modest, and loving, the naturally beautiful and thin girl was very vain. The impact this tragedy had was to drive her to a life of simplicity. Be generous with Him! You are commenting using your WordPress.

The Mexican Missus Who Was a Mystic: La Conchita | catholicsaintsguy

Her life as a widow was not made any easier by the fact that the Mexican Revolution raged from to and took the lives ofof Mexico’s population of 15 million. It will spread warmth and life. Yet her writings reflect an amazing tranquility, amid the chaos that surrounded her. I prefer You to my own soul. I had cxbrera imagined myself capable of having a sweetheart, so I kept quiet. Pope John Paul II declared her venerable on December 20, and she is currently in the process of beatification.

Blessed be God for everything! However, while such practices are generally no longer recommended, keep in mind that like any person throughout history, she was influenced by the social and religious environment in which she lived.

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She almost lost her daughter Concha at age six months. She heard Our Lord asking her.

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In Seasons of the Soul she viewed the maturation of spiritual life as an ongoing process through the various seasons until the soul has fulfilled its purpose on cabrear. Then I watched as tears rolled from his eyes.

In she took “spiritual nuptials” fe in wrote in her diary: Still, through her love and gentle persuasion, he was a completely changed man by the time he died, to the amazement of their family.

Solar monstrance of the Eucharist. The book A Mother’s Letters reflects the fact that she was not a cloistered mystic but a busy mother with nine children and a widow during a turbulent time in Mexico’s political history.


She communicated her vision for the apostolate to her spiritual director and then to her friend, the local bishop. On it is My pierced heart and for it and through it the Spirit inflames hearts.

The year saw great tragedy for her. Forget about creatures and forget especially about yourself! After a life filled with sacrifice and good works for concjita Lord, Conchita contracted bronchial pneumonia in early Everything else did not matter to me. Their next child was also a boy whom they named Carlos. It was at this moment that a poor child walked by. Her canonization process was started in by the Archbishop of Mexico City, at which time about volumes of her writings were submitted to the Congregation for the Causes of Saints.

The couple actually wanted to marry right away, but her parents thought 13 was too young although at the time, girls this young did become brides.

She is also a great model for all Christians in whatever state of life. Of herself she wrote:. October 20, at 2: During her life her writings were examined by the Catholic Church in Mexico and even during her pilgrimage to Rome in where she had an audience with Pope Pius Concnita. I cannot imagine someone consecrated to God who is not a saint. Her spiritual life started before the death of her husband.

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