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Postuladora com Papa Francisco

Ângela de Fátima Coelho da Rocha Pereira da Silva is a religious sister from the Congregation of Aliança de Santa Maria, and a medical doctor.

She was born in 1971, in Frende (Baião), and lived in Porto, where she attended high school. She graduated in Medicine from the University of Porto, in 1995, and taught in its Faculty of Medicine. She joined the Congregation of Aliança de Santa Maria in 1995. In 2008, she graduated in Religious Sciences from the Pontific University of Comillas, in Madrid.

She practices medicine in the Hospital of Leiria and in the Continuous Care Unit of Batalha. She teaches Theology in the Center of Formation and Culture of the Diocese of Leiria-Fatima.

Nominated Vice-Postulator for the Cause of the Canonization of Sister Lucia of Jesus and of the Immaculate Heart, by the Postulator Fr. Romano Gambalunga on the 8th of September 2014.