Blessed Mariam Vattalil

Blessed Mariam VattalilAlso known as

  • Sister Rani Maria

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The second child of Paily and Eliswa of Vattalil, Mariam was baptized in the church of Saint Thomas at the age of 7 days. She joined the Franciscan Clarist Congregation, taking the name Rani Maria, and making her solemn vows on 22 May 1980. Missionary in the diocese of Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh, India. Her work there to help the poor put her in conflict with the money lenders, landlords and criminals who exploited them, and she was murdered to stop her work. Martyr.

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Venerated

Beatified

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Mariam Vattalil“. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 October 2020. Web. 29 October 2020. <>