18 SEPTEMBER

 

 

MARCO BASSI (priest)

 

BORN:                           Verona 27.5.1828

FIRST PROFESSION:   1858

DIED:                             Stimmate (Verona) 18.9.1896

AGE:                              68  

 

 

He entered the community of the Stimmate at the age of 28, when he was already a priest. He had a delicate physical constitution, but he managed to dedicate himself generously to preaching. He was appointed Novice Master for some years, and then nominated superior at the Stimmate as well as general councilor. During the last years of his life he suffered fro serious spiritual anxieties that he carried with great patience.

 

 

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