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Blessed Giuseppe Girotti

April 1

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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of April, repeating indefinitely

(1905-1945)

Giuseppe was a priest who ran a secret network that helped Jews escape the Nazis by providing shelter, transportation out of Italy, and fake baptismal papers. When his work was discovered, he was sent to the Dachau concentration camp with 3,000 other clergy, where his joy and faith impressed everyone.

“Everything I do is out of love,” he said.

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