STORIES AND TESTIMONIES
The testimonies of Missionaries, Missionary Sisters and Secular Missionaries who have chosen to give themselves to Christ, following in the footsteps of John Baptist Scalabrini. And the stories of migrants, refugees and all people who in their life journey have encountered the Scalabrinian charism, rediscovering the love God has for them.
From education minister in Afghanistan to refugee: Samad’s story
Samad is a friend of the Scalabrinian Secular Missionaries, who met him in Solothurn, Switzerland.
“Getting down on one’s knees before the world”: the story of Giulia Civitelli, a scalabrinian secular missionary and doctor of the least at Termini Station
Every day Giulia Civitelli, a Scalabrinian secular missionary and doctor, goes to the Polyclinic of the Caritas Diocesan of Rome at Termini Station, where she meets and treats homeless people, migrants and refugees, and others without legal permit to be in the country.
“Letting oneself be ‘scratched’ by the other”: scalabrinian missionaries’ summer youth camps on migrant routes
"In the face of men with gangrenous feet from the cold, families with children at the spread in the mined forests of Bosnia, young people bitten by the dogs of Croatian law enforcement, we cannot remain indifferent, we must be responsible for the other". Father Jonas Donassollo
“Walking holding god’s hand”: the story of maria, a young mother and refugee, helped by the scalabrinian missionaries
Maria is a young woman from a Central American country, one of many refugees who are forced by violence every day to flee and seek asylum in another country.