7 SEPTEMBER

 

 

PIETRO TORRETTA (priest)

 

BORN:                                  Castellazzo di Rho (Milan) 31.7.1907

FIRST PROFESSION:          2.11.1925

ORDAINED:                        Udine 19.7.1931

DIED:                                   Milford Mass. 7.9.1969

AGE:                                     62

 

He moved to the USA immediately after his ordination. He was assigned to the formation of the aspirants in the house in Waltham. In 1936 he became an assistant parish priest at White Plains. After ten years of ministry he was appointed a parish priest in the parish of Mount Carmel at Pittsfield. From 1952 to 1967 he was a parish priest in Springfield (MA). There he completely restored the church and spent his energies for the Italian community and for the youth.

 

 

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