Modica says goodbye to Don Giorgio Selvaggio

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05 Jul 2022 16:10

The city of Modica said goodbye to Don Giorgio Selvaggio who passed away on Sunday, July 3.

At the funeral, which took place today, there was the Saleisana community of Ragusa, Gela as well as the provincial one and many secular priests of the city.

Don Giorgio was born in Modica on 4 April 1936, after his studies he chose to undertake the journey as a Salesian at the age of 17.
On 16 August 1954 he became a Salesian in San Gregorio di Catania, after ten years he became a priest in Messina.
On 21 June 1968 he obtained a licentiate in theology from the Pontifical Lateran University of Rome.

During his years of religious life he has served in various Salesian communities in Sicily: San Gregorio, Pedara, Palermo – Sampolo, Agrigento, Messina San Tommaso, Taormina, San Cataldo, Catania San Filippo Neri, Caltanissetta, Ragusa and Modica.

Since 2007, after a long life spent in Salesian schools as a counselor and teacher of literature, he has served in the parish of Mary Help of Christians in Modica.
The funeral took place at the Collgio church.
The funeral rite was presided over by Don Giovanni D’Andrea, Inspector of the Salesians of Sicily and Tunisia.

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