The Claretian Community of “via Gaggio” (Lecco, Italy), on the occasion of its 45 years of existence, has wanted to offer the Italian-speaking public this life of Saint Anthony Maria Claret, in the “Lampi di storia” collection of EMI Publishing Co. from Verona.
The author, Alberto Guasco, is well known as a researcher at the Cnr-Isem (Institute for the History of Mediterranean Europe) in Milan (more…)
“You will thank Mary if you manage to receive the holy Eucharist with dignity and frequently, having Jesus deposited in your heart as in a tabernacle and accompanying a very afflicted Mother in her anguished solitude” (Explicación de la paloma [=Resumen de los principales documentos…]. Barcelona 1848; p. 31).
WHAT WE MOST THANK MARY FOR
The sorrows of Mary, which Claret invites us to remember, begin shortly after the birth of Jesus and end when Mary leaves the body of her Son lying in the tomb after witnessing the crucifixion and holding him dead in her arms at the foot of the cross. In the phrase of Claret, this image of the tomb resonates: (more…)
Historical photos are an important source for knowing our history. Here at Arxiu Claret there is a large collection of old photos that shows us the faces of many of our brothers and recalls a series of important events, such as the General Chapters, and moments of daily life, such as those shared in the houses of formation. Fr. Vittorio Bruscella, CMF, for two months has dedicated himself to unravel the mysteries of these photographs.