The pilgrimage is the oldest expression of religiousness, known and practised both by Christians and by believers of other religions. For the Church it is a valid way of human promotion and evangelisation, for the strong calling that it exerts even on non practising people..
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”Vade Francisco et repara domum meam”
"Benedetta Bianchi Porro" Refuge in Dovadola
It is the complex that includes Saint Andrew’s Church where you can find Benedetta’s remains.
The “Benedetta Bianchi Porro” Foundation is pleased to contribute to this cultural initiative, welcoming pilgrims to the rooms near St. Andrew’s Church where lies Benedetta, the Venerable.For further information about her admirable life, see: Benedetta (it), An exemplary life (it)
How to reach the refuge: Click here
“To my brother Anthony, my bishop, I wish good health. I approve of your teaching theology to the monks, but only on condition that, owing to this study, you will not dampen the spirit of the holy prayer and devotion, as it is ordained in the Rule. Be well” Francis
“Here, on earth, the eye of the soul is Love, the only valid one to overcome any veil. Wherever the intellect stops, love proceeds with its own colour to the union with God” Saint Anthony from Padua, Sermone