"Are we prepared to promote conditions in which the living contact with God can be reestablished? For our lives today have become godless to the point of complete vacuity. God is no longer with us in the conscious sense of the word. He is denied, ignored, excluded from every claim to have a part in our daily life." - Alfred Delp, S.J.

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Happy Birthday Pier Giorgio.

“To live without faith, without a patrimony to defend, without a steady struggle for truth, that is not living, but existing.” - Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati.  April 6, 1901 - July 4, 1925


  1. Just to let you know I did write an article on him. This article is entitled "A Breath of Pure Air", referring to his love for skiing. Yes, this is part of a series on Lay Saints.

  2. A Random Friar8:26 AM

    I can't find my copy right now, but there is a lovely book written by his sister. It's called "Pier Giorgio Frassati: Man of the Beatitudes." It really goes into loving depths to the heart of the man, and really gives you a good picture.

  3. When men were men. *Sigh*


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