Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Jun 12, 2007 / 09:41 am
The remains of the renowned Canadian missionary and evangelist, Father Emiliano Tardif, were transferred last weekend on the eighth anniversary of his death, to a crypt in Santo Domingo.
Representatives from 25 countries where the spiritual family founded by Father Tardif is present, gathered together for the ceremony. The remains of the famous priest will now be interred at the Crypt of the Risen Christ, located at the John Paul II School of Evangelization in Santo Domingo.
During the ceremony, Cardinal Nicolas de Jesus Lopez Rodriguez announced the beginning of the process of beatification.
Father Tardif was known for his extraordinary virtues, corroborated by the testimonies of many who were healed of their illnesses and worries through his prayers.