Beatification Process

Rev. Fr. James Anthuvan Dass
Diocesan Postulator
Cause of Louis Lèveil
Diocese of Sivagangai.
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History of the Cause of Fr. Louis Lèveil S.J.

  • 01.11.2015
    Petition to the Diocesan Bishop to initiate the  Cause
    by the Parish Priest of Sarugani
  • 03.11.2015
    Primary meeting at Vianney Pastoral Centre, Sivagangai
  • 16.11.2015
    Consultative meeting at Sarugani with the Parish Priest
  • 19.11.2015
    Discussion with the Madurai Jesuit Provincial
    in the Bishop’s House, Sivagangai
  • 20.11.2015
    Guidance Meeting for the Dioesan Process
    in the Bishop’s House, Sivagangai
  • 22.11.2015
    Appointment of the Postulator
  • 22.11.2015
    Appointment of Committees for Canonization
  • 01.12.2015
    Publication of the Cause by the Diocesan Bishop
  • 29.03.2016
    Nihil Obstat from Tamilnadu Regional Bishops’ Council
  • 02.04.2016
    Bishop’s Petition to the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
  • 20.06.2016
    Constitution of the Diocesan Board of Inquiry by special Decree
  • 20.06.2016
    Taking Oath to initiate the Board of Inquiry
  • 11.07.2016 –  01.08.2016
    First Phase of the Diocesan Inquiry
  • 09.08.2016
    Nihil Obstat from the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
  • 02.10.2016
    Inaugural Session of the Beatification at Sarugani
  • 26.10.2016
    Meeting of the Commissions to begin the Process
  • 01.12.2017
    Theological Commission doing their work from
  • 03.01.2017
    Second Phase of Diocesan Inquiry –(Continues from)
  • 09.01.2017
    Historical Commission meeting for Research
  • 21.03.2017
    Publication of two Books on Leveil in Tamil