Tomorrow, the novena in honor of Blessed John Baptist Scalabrini will start in the Cathedral of Piacenza. The initiative is promoted by the Missionary Sisters of St. Charles Borromeo, Scalabrinians in preparation for the liturgical Feast of the Father of the Migrants, Blessed Scalabrini on June 1st. The prayers begins at 5.30 pm every day, until May 31st (except Saturday 25th), obverse of his urn. The Sisters invite everyone, especially the faithful of Piacenza and the migrants, to be present to the urn of the Cathedral.
Those who are far from Piacenza can connect at a distance, via the webcam can is linked visible at the congregational site www.scalabriniane.org The novena is made possible and thanks to the collaboration of the Diocese of Piacenza-Bobbio.
“It is possible to send prayer intentions also through Facebook, on the ‘Scalabrinian Europe’ page, which will then be read during the novena as stressed by Sister Milva Caro, provincial superior. “ We thank the Diocese for opening this moment of prayer, a sign of communion and profound esteem for his renowned pastor who loved his Diocese so much. We believe that this moment of recollection, today, we can better prepare for the day as we commemorate Blessed Scalabrini, Father of Migrants “.