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1. Mother Francisca del Espiritu Santo lived 300 years ago. Little has been done to make her life and works known to all.

2. Today there is emphasis put on women's issue: dignityof women, rights of women, equality, etc. Mother Francisca yesterday is the woman today, for she lived a life that was counter-culture of her time.

3. PCP II and PCM II underscore the empowerment of laity. Mother Francisca, the widow, the tertiary and the foundress of a Congregation for the Philippines is a model for the laity.

4. The Beaterio de Santa Catalina de Sena in Intramuros which she founded in the 17th century still exists today and is known as the Congregation of Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena, a sign of her holiness of life.

5. Mother Francisca dedicated her life to the YOUTH, the SICK and the POOR. These people and conditions still exists in our time and in our country.


Mother Francisca is now Venerable!
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...So when I was already advised to undergo Andiogram, the last left of the series of medical exams before the operation, I was crying and telling Mother Francisca...   
    Ms. Myrna Cano
......I don't know what to do to change his lifestyle... after I asked the Intercession of Mother Francisca del Espiritu Santo...     Mrs. Vilma S. Domingue

***** became my problem as to where should I get the money for his tuition fees, (I didn't want him to stop at that time). To solve the problem... during the mass in honor ...
    Mrs. Erlinda Sy
...I have an answered prayer obtained... during the mass in honor ...I became one of the five chosen applicants out of 26...
 Edbryan Cayme