30 DECEMBER

 

 

GIACOMO MARINI (priest)

 

BORN: Gemona, Udine 9.12.1849

ORDINATION: 1873

DECEASED: Verona (Stimate) 30.12.1925

AGE: 76

 

He has an external appearance of rigidity and roughness, but he hid a high culture and great zeal for souls, especially the most needy ones. He was a chaplain in the prisons, in the Old age Homes and in the Home for handicapped and in a Maternity house. He was a great apostle of the confessional, where many priests used to flock for enlightenment and counselling. He was general bursar and councillor.

 

Italian version