On January, 22, 2015, Pope Francis authorized the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to declare Fr. Aloysius Schwartz ‘Venerable’—a step on the road to sainthood. He is the first person from the Archdiocese of Washington to receive this title.
The video below gives insight into Fr. Al’s life and ministry.
Learn more about Fr. Al’s life of heroic virtue in the following resources:
- Trifold brochure for adults designed by the Office for Catechesis
- Trifold brochure for children designed by the Office for Catechesis
- Children’s coloring sheet designed by the Office for Catechesis
- Cause for canonization website
- Holy Name of Jesus parish website
- Seek First the Kingdom blog post by Cardinal Wuerl
The process of Beatification of Venerable Aloysius Schwartz is in progress.
For any favor or miracle granted through his intercession, please communicate with
The Sisters of Mary
Biga II, Silang 4118 Cavite, Philippines
Telephone (6346) 414.2575; (6346) 865.3097; (632) 529.8321