Mother Elisabeth Hesselblad declared saint 5. June 2016
During the mass in St. Peter's square in The Vatican, Pope Francis declared Elisabeth Hesselblad as saint.
Holy Mother Elisabeth is the founder of that branch of the Bridgettine order to which the sisters at Tiller belongs.
Mother Elisabeth was delared saint together with Stanislaus Papczynski of Jesus and Mary
See video recording from the Mass.
Sisters from Trondheim and Norwegian friends visited Rome
A group of sisters and Norwegian friends visited Rome and participated in the canonization.
See album from the visit.
Thanksgiving mass for Saint Elisabeth
Thursday 22 september 2016 a thanksgiving mass was celebrated at the Bridgettine Convent in Trondheim to celebrate the canonization of Saint Elisabeth. The main celebrant was Vicar General Ole Martin Stamnestrø, and he had five of the priest from the diocese as concelebrants. Many people prticipated in the near full convent church. After mass a new translated book about the life of Saint Elisabeth was released:
Aldo Maria Valli: "The girl who sought God. The life of Maria Elisabeth Hesselblads", translated by Birgit Owe Svihus.
The celebration concluded with a celebratory dinner.
See General Vicar Ole Martin Stamnestrø's homily.
See album with pictures.