Chronology of Father Manuel Nunes Formigão

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Decade of 1800

1883

January, 1st
Birth in Tomar, Portugal
February, 18
Baptism in the Church of S. João Baptista de Tomar

1895

September, 22
Enters in the minor seminary of Farrobo

1896

March, 1
Chrism by Cardeal José Sebastião Neto
June, 6
Admission to the Archconfraternity of the Imaculado Coração de Maria

1898

October
Passage to Philosophy

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Decade of 1900

1900

October
Passage to Theology at the Seminário Mayr in Santarém

1901

November, 20
Tonsure and Minor Orders

1903

October
Begins Canon Law at the Gregorian University in Rome

1906

July, 13
Doctorate in Canon Law

1908

April, 4
Priestly Ordination in Rome

1909

July, 4
Doctorate in Theology
July to September
Stay in Lourdes at the service of Sanctuary
October, 10
He began his teacher activity at Santarém Seminar

1915

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Relationship judge the Patriarchate

1917

September, 13
In Fatima, in the 5th apparition of Our Lady
October
Teacher at the School of Santarém

1920

February, 9
Jacinta conveys the message of Our Lady addressed to the Canon Formigão

1922

May, 3
Named for the Canonical Process of Fatima commission

1925

March, 31
Canon of the Patriarchal Sé

1930

October, 13
Canonical approval of the Fátima Apparitions

1931

September, 30
Leaves Santarém and passes the Chapel of the Novitiate in Dafundo

1933

September, 29 to November, 30
High travel information about religious institutes

1934

October, 15
Transferred to the Diocese of Bragança, requested by Bishop

1935

June, 3
Founded in Bragança two Asylums for poor youth

1937

January
Founded the magazine Stella

1940

January, 1st
Founded the Messenger of Bragança

1942

January
Founded the Almanac of Our Lady of Fatima

1943

October, 2
Leaves Bragança and goes to Évora at the request of Archbishop

1949

April, 11
The congregation he founded is recognized by diocesan law
Agosto, 22
First Professions Canonical religious

1954

December
Changes to Fatima, requested by Bishop of Leiria

1954

October, 2
Leaves Bragança and goes to Évora, requested by Archbishop

1958

January, 30
Up his soul to God

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Decade of 2000

2000

November, 16
The Portuguese Episcopal Conference grants consent, for the introduction of the Cause of Canonization of Fr. Formigão.

2001

September, 15
Officer and solemn opening of the Canonization Process

2005

April, 16
Closing of the Diocesan Process of Canonization
October, 28
Issued, in Rome, the Decree of Validity of the Process.

2006

The work of carrying out POSITIO started in 2006 and ended on February 13, 2013

2017

January, 28
Transfer of the remains located in the Cemetery of Fátima to Casa Nossa Senhora das Dores, rua Francisco Marto, 203 - Fatima

2018

October, 28
The Pope authorized the Congregation for the Cause of Saints to promulgate the decree of the heroic virtues of the Servant of God, Manuel Nunes Formigão.

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