Founded the Oblate Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in 1894.
- 31 October 2015 by Pope Francis
- beatification recognition celebrated at the Piazza San Pietro, Frascati, Italy, presided by Cardinal Angelo Amato
- her beatification miracle involved the 25 June 2003 healing of the brain lesions and trauma of a 5 year old drowning victim in Youngstown, Ohio
A contemplative and missionary woman, she made her life an offering of prayer and concrete charity in support of priests. We thank the Lord for her testimony. – Pope Francis at the Angelus on the date of Madre Maria’s beatification
- “Blessed Maria Teresa Casini“. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 February 2016. Web. 30 March 2017. <>