Gabory is the French Dominican priest, who was appointed as postulator
by the Darwin Ramos Association to prove before the newly created diocesan tribunal that is now collecting pieces of evidence of the former street scavenger's supposed holiness.
Thomas de Gabory, Postulator
of the Cause from the Darwin Ramos Association in France presented the petition.
Maurice Nutt, who is vice postulator
of Bowman's cause and author of the book Thea Bowman: Faithful and Free, said the overwhelming reception by the bishops, nearly 30 years later, means the issues she embodied "are still essential and evident today" Nutt added that this confluence of sainthood causes related to African American Catholics--who often feel like second-class citizens in their own church--means that God is calling everyone's attention to the role and witness of black Catholics.
In an edict issued on July 28, 2009, then Jaro Archbishop Angel Lagdameo authorized the start of the process for her canonization, which was formally petitioned by the postulator
"This is good news for the declaration of validity gives permission for the postulator
of the said cause to start with the composition of the 'positio,'" said Fr.
They will need to name a formal intermediary, called the "postulator
," who will promote the cause of the saint.
(The 50-year waiting period for beatification has been dropped.) Upon Rome's approval, the local diocese appoints a postulator
, who gathers evidentiary materials--writings by the candidate, testimonials from eyewitnesses, and second-hand accounts.
(7) From 1984 Gardiner was Postulator
of the Cause for her canonisation, a post which involved extensive research in Rome and around Australia and New Zealand.
In business, I see three types of people: the postulator
, the planner and the doer.
When Cardinal Amato and Mother Teresa's Postulator
Working closely with the postulator
for the cause, historian Roberto Morozzo della Rocca had unique access to the official archives detailing Romero's life and unpublished documents showing his relationship with St.
Bob Wild (the postulator
for Doherty's cause) who granted me access to Doherty's archives for my collection of her writings, Catherine de Hueck Doherty: EssentialWritings, ed.