From the Vatican, Pope Francis announced the beatification of Dr. José Gregorio Hernández, a Venezuelan doctor, loved and venerated by his people. This recognition is the result of more than seven decades of fervor and faith in his miraculous intercession, further solidifying his place in the hearts of Venezuelans.
Jose Gregorio Hernandez
Jose Gregorio Hernandez was a leading Venezuelan doctor and scientist, venerated as a saint in his country and beyond. His commitment to serving those in need, his moral integrity and his deep Catholic faith made him a symbol of humanity and charity.
The story of Dr. Jose Gregorio Hernandez is a confluence between science, faith and spirituality. His legacy, beyond his remarkable medical career, lies in the hope and miracles he inspired after his death. This revered doctor has transcended the barrier of time, becoming a beacon of faith and a source of miracles for millions.
One of the healing prayers that people consult and use most frequently is the one written by Dr. José Gregorio Hernández, a magnificent scientist who knew how to combine science and religion.
The Venerable José Gregorio Hernández, almost a century after his departure, is still an emblematic figure loved by the Venezuelan people. A dedicated doctor, his humanitarian work led him to be venerated as ‘the doctor of the poor’. Today, the nation awaits with hope the miracle that will consecrate him as a saint, and his cause is still being studied before the Vatican.