Saint john bosco

1815-NAPOLEON BONAPARTE, Emperor of France, who with as much boastfulness had taken to his victorious armies, making shake all Europe, blinded by the pride, wanted to put the Church under hiscontrol and he dared to Pope Pío VII in prision, in Fontainebleau, and sent the excommunication to him. The Emperor said :Perhaps the excommunication of the Pope will to make be able to make fall theguns off the hands of my always victorious soldiers!... In the military campaign of Russia it suffered the tremendous defeat in Waterloo. Because of the cold the guns of their frozen hands fell down.TheNapoleonic star eclipsed…”God demotes the powerful ones of their thrones and raises the humble ones”.-

In 1815,appeared a new star destined to radiate a beneficial light for all the humanity: JOHNBOSCO! He was born in a humble family on 16 of August of 1815 in a Town called “and Becchi… in Castelnuovo d'Asti (now Castelnuovo Don Bosco). Her Saint mother “mother Margareth” educating him tothe faith protecting him from the great power of his older brother Antonio, who did not want him to study…

The boy was left orphan by the death of his father, but under the care of his mother. Hewas growing in age and grace, plenty of apostolic and holy anxiety.
The Small Boy taught catechism to his companions, who met a church. He stood in front of them transmitting to them what his motherhad taught him or what he had learned from the sermons of the Parish priest ,and he also amused them with his magic tricks. Equipped with great intelligence, he was growing in the study: being poor,he alternated the study with the work, to pay the books he used in different activities.

Dream-Vision at 9 years had great importance… He saw fierce animal in a field, that in the short whiletransformed into small lambs. He saw a field full of children and boys, who fought, and blasphemed… Indignantly John began to kick and blow them. But the man who appeared stopped him immediately...
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