The Universidad Católica de Manizales builds a website to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the beatification of Marie Poussepin

on 11 Jul, 2020
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Manizales (Colombia), 07/11/2020, UCM.- On the occasion of the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the beatification of Marie Poussepin, the Universidad Católica de Manizales (UCM) developed the website www.ucm.edu.co/mariepoussepin/. A space exclusively dedicated to Marie Poussepin, founder of the Congregation of the Dominican Sisters of Charity of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin.

Sr. Elizabeth CaicedoSr. Elizabeth Caicedo"It is a pleasure for the Universidad Católica de Manizales to share with all the sisters of the Congregation our website developed by our branding team on the occasion of the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Beatification of our Mother Foundress”. This site includes some pieces as podcasts, videos, and a text of poetry written by four sisters of the Province of Manizales, which was launched on November 20, 2019. All of this is in order to nourish and cultivate our love for the Dominican spirituality of Marie Poussepin and the commitment of the Universidad Católica de Manizales to grow in identity, sense of belonging to the Congregation by sharing with you, sisters, the passion for the youth and for the education. To all the sisters our fraternal greetings and our gratitude for allowing us as a deed of higher education to weave with the Structures of the Congregation and some actions in particular." Sr. Elizabeth Caicedo Caicedo, UCM President.

On the website you will find:

- Book of poems: "A Poetry to Heaven, the Way to Holiness"
- Video: "Our history becomes mission" in which some of our sisters tell how they live the legacy of Marie Poussepin in their missionary actions
- Podcast of the story of Marie Poussepin: Her life and deed
- Marie Poussepin's famous phrases which were taken to posters
- Picture gallery: Deeds of the Congregation in the world

Marie Poussepin occupies an important place within the university community, her charisma and legacy is at the base of the pedagogical ideal of the UCM and the University's Strategic Platform.