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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I found it so easy to join both together. That’s your mission on earth”.

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It was so bad, she was confined to bed for days. In Seasons of the Soul she viewed the maturation of spiritual life as an ongoing process through the various conchiga until the soul has fulfilled its purpose on earth. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

The third last page I read mentions Praxedes burning the sign of the Cross into her heart with a hot iron! Her oldest was just This was the birth of her major work, the Apostolate of the Cross. God bless you in your vocation, dear, and let concihta keep one another in our prayers.


As she prayed these words, she felt as though a knife had pierced her heart. She had lived a multi-faceted life, being a mother, a conchtia, a mystic and a writer.

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And it was a good, loving marriage by all accounts, despite Francisco being very controlling and even a bully at times. But she also felt a tremendous peace and strength in doing so. He accepted and even encouraged this throughout their married life. After a life filled with sacrifice and good works for the Lord, Conchita contracted bronchial pneumonia in early She simply thought she was unworthy of such an amazing way of life. In she took “spiritual nuptials” and in wrote in her diary: You will suffer what the priests undertake against Me.

I dressed and got made up only to please him. She called to him and not only gave him the outfit but dressed him in it herself.

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Instead she wished to marry and have many children and serve God conchhita that way. I went to the theaters and dances with the sole purpose of seeing him. The length of her religious writings thus approaches that of Saint Thomas Aquinas.


She is also a great model for all Christians in whatever state of life. He said he was suffering because I did not want him.

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And at age 6, her son Pedro died by drowning in the backyard pool. Her writings were widely distributed and inspired the establishment of the five apostolates of the “Works of the Cross” in Mexico:. Finally at age 21, she and Francisco married.

All told, she was a normal wife and mother, only one with a rare inner life. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: WORD of the Vine. Admida has stayed with me since: Concita cannot imagine someone consecrated to God who is not a saint.

Pope John Paul II declared her venerable on December 20, and she is currently in the process dde beatification. 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. Her book I Am: