Venerable Donizetti Tavares de Lima

Venerable Donizetti Tavares de LimaProfile

One of nine boys born to Tristão and Francisca Cândida Tavares de Lima; his father was a lawyer, his mother a professor. Ordained a priest in the diocese of São João da Boa Vista, Brazil in 1908. Serving as a parish priest, he became known as a miracle worker and healer. In 1955, in obedience to his bishop, Father Donizetti limited himself to normal parish work and never spoke of miracles again.

Born

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Venerated

Beatified

MLA Citation

  • “Venerable Donizetti Tavares de Lima“. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 April 2019. Web. 13 December 2019. <>