Bakhita

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         Significant Dates
       

1869.... Birth, at OLGOSSA, village of DARFUR in Sudan (Africa)
1876.... Kidnapped, a slave, sold many times
1882.... Sold to the Italian Consul CALISTO LEGNANI
1885.... Journey to Italy. Donated to AUGUSTO MICHIELI
1888.... Bourder in  Venice: Catecumenate run by the
            Canossian Sisters      
1890... 9 January: Baptism, Confermation,
             and
First Communion in Venice
1893.... CANOSSIAN NOVICE - Venice
1896.... RELIGIOUS PROFESSION - Verona
1902.... Transferred to SCHIO (VI)
1927.... 10 August: FINAL PROFESSION - Mirano Veneto (VE)
1947.... 8 February:  HOLY DEATH - Schio (VI)
1978.... 10 December: Decree on her heroic virtues
1992.... 17 May: BEATIFICATION - St. Peter - ROME
2000..... 1 October:  Canonization : BAKHITA - UNIVERSAL SISTER

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