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The associations wrote that they chose chastity as the intention of the rosary because 100 years ago, Bl. Pier Giorgio joined the Confraternity of the Angelic Warfare (the “Angelic Militia”) whose aim “was to provide support in the virtue of chastity, under the patronage of St. Thomas Aquinas and the Blessed Virgin Mary.”
On the 94th anniversary of his death, niece Wanda Gawronska discusses some of the unknown aspects of her uncle’s life and spirituality.
COMMENTARY: The Holy Father’s message Friday echoed Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati: ‘To live without faith, without a patrimony to defend, without a steady struggle for truth — that is not living, but existing.’
The Holy Father spent several minutes in silent prayer before the relic during his visit to the northern Italian city.