Oil Dedicated to Venerable Maria del Pilar Cimadevilla
Venerable Maria del Pilar, called Pilina, a Spanish girl who is being considered for sainthood by the Roman Catholic Church. The Congregation for the Causes of Saints declared her “heroic virtues” on April 19, 2004. A certified miracle required for her to beatified and a second certified miracle would required for her to canonized as a saint. She currently known as a Venerable.
She born in Madrid February 17, 1952 to Colonel Amaro Cimadevilla and María del Rosario López-Dóriga and noted for her piety, docility of spirit, and her intelligence.
Jesus communicated with her naturally. One day he told her that he would come to look for her soon. But that she had to suffer even a little more. Because she can be a saint.
Pilina communicated this to her parents full of joy. A day later, on March 6, 1962. The girl fell into her mother’s arms when she was just ten years old.
This Madrid girl suffered from Hodgkin’s disease, a disease that extinguished, at the age of ten, her brief existence. María Pilar Cimadevilla López-Dóriga offered her illness with a missionary spirit.
María del Pilar, familiarly known as ‘Pilina’, was born in Madrid on February 17, 1952. She was the daughter of Colonel Amaro Cimadevilla and María del Rosario López-Dóriga.
From an early age he characterized by his lively genius that earned him the nickname “la Brava”. Docile and intelligent, he soon began to stand out for his piety.
First Communion marked a milestone in her life: “My First Communion was all for Jesus,” she would say herself.