Tuesday, November 01, 2011

A Blast from the Past about a Saintly Past

When I first came back from Italy in 2001, my superiors asked me to put my Pauline spirituality studies to work and prepare some material for the sisters about Father Alberione (he wasn't "Blessed" yet) and the history of the Pauline Family.
For your edification (and amazement at my ten-year-younger self), here is the first of the three classes I gave back in March 2001. The first sets the historic stage by presenting the Church, the Pope and the Centennial Jubilee..of 1900, that were so important in the life of the then-sixteen-year-old James Alberione:

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