At present the Amalfi Coast celebrates Sant’Alfonso Maria de ‘Liguori: in Scala he based the Order of the Redemptorists
At present the Amalfi Coast celebrates Sant’Alfonso Maria de ‘Liguori: in Scala he based the Order of the Redemptorists. The Church celebrates at this time Sant’Alfonso Maria de’ Liguori, physician. He was born on September 27, 1696 in Naples from the noble De ‘Liguori household. He obtained from his good mother and father a holy and energetic upbringing, to which little Alfonso didn’t fail to correspond, retaining a particular predilection and a energetic feeling of gratitude in direction of his mom all through his life.
With a cautious and tireless examine he obtained a regulation diploma on the age of sixteen. After having practiced his occupation with good success for a number of years, for an involuntary mistake in coping with my case in courtroom, he was so shocked that he determined to depart the world to observe the voice of God calling him to the priesthood.
Having turn into a priest, he practiced well-liked preaching and educating catechism. To all of them he addressed his easy, charitable phrase, with out refinement. To evangelise the gospel to the poor, in 1732 he based the Order of the Redemptorists in Scala, close to Amalfiat the moment unfold all through Europe, America and different components of the world.
San Alfonso he’s commemorated in numerous municipalities of the Amalfi Coast:
• PRAIANO on the parish church of S. Luca Evangelista;
• AMALFI on the cathedral of S. Andrea apostolo;
• STAIRCASE close to the cathedral of S. Lorenzo martyr;
• MINORS on the basilica of S. Trofimena virgin and martyr;
• MAIORI on the collegiate church of S. Maria a Mare.