In the United States, more than a thousand believers have paid tribute to the relics of Sant’Angelo d’Acre

More than a thousand believers and faithful carried their solemn greetings to the relics of Sant’Angelo d’Acre, on a tour of the United States.

“It is nice to be here, it is good to see the joy that comes from your eyes, it is good to be among you, in this place where the heart of the city of Acre and Calabria still beats,” these are the words of the father Francesco Donato During the Liturgy dedicated to Sant’Angelo d’Acri, in the city of Westerly, where the largest Acridian community resides.

FromNovember 8 to 20, in fact, the relics of StAngel dAcres is on pilgrimage in the United States, in various parishes in New York, New Jersey, and Rhode Island. Following the solemn ceremonies was Father Francesco Donato, Abbot of the Capuchin Monastery in Acre, accompanied by the Primate of the Church. StreetAngel FoundationpromoterHappened, Alessandro Crocco.

«Like Sant’Angelo, who in his day suffered from poverty and inequality, he labored to alleviate the sufferings of many in need byLove and comfort, therefore we Capuchin Minor Brothers of Calabria, – confirmed Father Donato – the spiritual heirs of your glorious martyrdom, share and encourage initiatives like this one, which aim to publicize the legacy and importance of the saint.Angelou and through his teachings bring comfort to lost and increasingly troubled souls in a world made up of external struggles but above all internal ones.”

«The Sant’Angelo d’Acri Foundation is dedicated to and inspired by the life of a man like us – declared President Crocco – who, through a journey of fervent faith and unconditional love for God and neighbor, reached the pinnacle of holiness.

«Full liveliness and austerity in presenting himself and speaking – continued Lacrese Crocco – he surprises us because he is also the man whose hands are steeped in the problems of his time and in the difficulties of the weakest, and this is the message we also carry here, abroad, among our fellow countrymen but also to make known the character and teachings of St.owners of American communities.

“It is exciting—in conclusion—to acknowledge, in the acres that have found a home here, such great devotion to our saint.”

The first dates witnessed great participation, as more than 1,000 believers, men and women, carried their solemn greetings to the patron saint of Acre. The artifact tour will visit Nutley in New Jersey on Friday, Tocaho (New York) on Saturday and Newark on Sunday, where the Divine Liturgy will be celebrated in Italian. (rrm)

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