19 NOVEMBER

 

 

RAIMONDO DALLA PORTA (priest)

 

BORN:

Cembra, Trento 13.2.1883

FIRST PROFESSION:

Trento 1.11.1900

ORDAINED:

Verona 23.2.1907

DIED:

Whitinsville Mass. 19.11.1966

AGE: 83

  

While in Italy he was assigned to the communities of Pistoia and Gemona. In Pistoia he frequented the conservatory of Florence and obtained the diploma in piano. He always loved music and he became a skilful organist and choir director.

He left for the USA in 1912 and for the following 50 years he was engaged in our parishes as co-operator, parish priest and superior. He was always tirelessly active until few months before his death.

His great contribution was in building and restoring churches. He was brother of Fr Antonio Dalla Porta.

 

 

Italian version