Friday, 09 March 2018
On Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at 5:00 pm in The Basilica of Saint Peter at the Vatican, at the ALTAR OF THE CHAIR OF SAINT PETER, The Father General of the Order: Fr. Franco Moscone C.R.S presided over the daily mass.
The celebration was held as an act of remembrance and thanksgiving for the 250 years of the canonisation of Saint Jerome Emiliani, father of orphans.
At the end of the mass Monsignor Francisco Froján (Spaniard), member of the Vatican Secretary of State and a longtime friend of the Somascan order, was associated "in spiritualibus" to the Congregation.
Before the holy mass the participants had the opportunity to be accompanied by Fr. Giuseppe Oddone, General Vicar of the order into a guided visit of the basilica.
By the participation of religious and laity, the Somascan family was very well represented.
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