12 OCTOBER

 

 

DANTE TURRI (priest)

 

BORN:

Veronella, Verona 2.3.1902

ORDAINED:

1929

DIED:

Waltham 12.10.1984

AGE: 82

 

After his ordination he was sent to USA, where he acquired great fame.  He spent almost half of his 55 years of his priesthood in the area of Lynn. 

He was very much know by the Italian families residing in that quarter of Boston. He looked very much after the sick.  

He came also to be well know in the area of Waltham during the building of the retreat house.  During those years (1952-1962) he gave assistance to the workers and worked with them.  He was much appreciated and sought after as a confessor.

 

 

Italian version