July 14th

 

 

BRUNO CHIESA (priest)

 

BORN:                            Brunico (Bolzano) 22.3.1887

FIRST PROFESSION:   15.8.1905

ORDAINED:                   Verona 6.8.1911

DIED:                             Trento 14.7.1952

AGE:                               65 

 

As a boy he frequented our oratory of Trento and from there he entered the Apostolic School. After his ordination he was assigned for some time to our colleges of Verona and Udine. Then he exercised his pastoral ministry in our parishes of Rome and Milan, where he successively became a parish priest. He was much appreciated as a preacher.

In 1934 he was elected Superior General and during his six years of office he greatly supported our foundation in Brazil.

He retired at Trento while still dedicated to preaching retreats and to hearing confessions.

 

 

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