26 October 2014 | Angelus


Saint Peter's Square

After the Angelus:

Dear brothers and sisters, yesterday in Brazil Mother Assunta Marchetti, who was born in Italy and was the co-founder of the Missionary Sisters of St Charles Borromeo, the “Scalabrinians”, was beatified. She was an exemplary sister, serving the orphans of Italian immigrants; she saw Jesus in the poor, the orphaned, the sick and migrants. Let us give thanks to the Lord for this woman, the model of a tireless missionary spirit and courageous dedication to the service of charity. This is a reminder and most of all a confirmation of what we said before, concerning the search for the face of God in our brothers and sisters in the most in need.[…]