Toward Thursday 23 February, we left Loppiano to get at an alternative lay: the latest prison from inside the Perugia. To the arrival, following common checks, brand new doors, this new high walls and you will barbed-wire, we are able to comprehend the windows of one’s tissues where i you’ll tune in to specific whistles, shouts, in addition to greetings to help you Dad Francesco, the brand new friar whom accompanied us. He goes around every single day and you may accompanies brand new inmates and you can was one of several organisers in the meeting.
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Very first impressions commonly easily missing. There were individuals who joined instead concealing its attraction, people that feigned disinterest, and others nonetheless which featured defiant… however the primary reason as to the reasons it is hard so you can disregard them is strictly from the transformation we noticed at the end of the appointment.
During the appointment, there clearly was ‘pivotal’ time, and that designated a definite ‘before’ and you will ‘after’. That it happened when Colomba (musician and artist out of Korea) told her facts. The newest silence is powerful. People who was in fact making noises prevented, there had been even individuals who hid a few tears… right after which, the brand new song ‘I’ve had pledge‘, in which there can be an excellent sacred conditions. Possibly given that you who were around thought the language of one’s song resonate within this us: ‘all of the seed comes with the power contained in this to really make it grow, in just about any passing there is certainly a vow of new life’.
The next day, Dad Francesco had written in order to all of us: “Today inside the prison – the very first time from inside the five years – the brand new trending terms had been: ‘give thanks to you’, ‘last night is beautiful’, ‘these people were great’, ‘these were beautiful’. Individuals were claiming which, the employees plus the prisoners! Now in any perspective of your jail everyone was speaking of this new delight your delivered! And people who were unable to attend, asked you come back soon!”. And we look ahead to that.
After that remarkable minute, we kept to own Assisi, where we had been questioned from the Franciscan Class of Assisi, the newest Frate Indovino article people as well as the Assisi Missio Foundation, promoters of the show ‘Fratelli Tutti – Musica for each los angeles rate‘ (All of the Siblings – Musical for Peace), 12 months after the beginning of the war in Ukraine. Very, for the Saturday 24 February, i played for the a sold-aside “Lyrick Cinema”, in front of over good thousand individuals from everywhere Umbria who welcomed united states that have such as pleasure and you may love.
One individual regarding the audience explained the songs plus the content of one’s concert because something that place a spot to the anxieties that individuals live with today: combat, forgiveness, looking after the surroundings, self-invited, comfort, childhood pain. They added that important track (Ed. ‘East West’), is actually thus sublime that everybody found private ideas in it.
Among municipal and spiritual authorities, was indeed Bishop Sorrentino (Assisi), Bishop Maffeis (Perugia) and you may Br Marek Miszczynski, provincial of your Capuchins from inside the Cracow, Poland. Brand new contributions amassed from inside the concert is accustomed assistance the fresh solidarity initiatives of one’s “Padre Pio Domestic” into the Kyiv, and that tries to offer issue, emotional and spiritual recovery so you’re able to mothers and college students who missГ¤ tavata yksinГ¤isiГ¤ naisia possess sustained losings and topic destroy by the war.
Meeting inside the Perugia’s prison and you can concert when you look at the Assisi
“For people they certainly were two amazing months, packed with fire, where i together with sensed a unique surroundings. It could be due to the fact we were on the property of your own patron saint of Gen Verde, St Francis, but it is actually an increase of energy for us to help you return to this area, which includes tranquility within the really core. Today provide us with the fresh dedication to continue to call home to have tranquility, to get it done every day certainly one of our selves with those in side folks, to bring so it message irrespective of where we go”, says Adriana Martins (musician, Brazil).
With the Friday cuatro February we are during the Cossato (Biella, Piedmont), in which we will play “Gen Verde Acoustic” regarding the Municipal Theatre within nine.00 p.yards. on the beginning of the Few days off Serenity organized by the Catholic Action plus the Parish out-of Santa Maria Assunta into the Cossato. Free entrances (at the mercy of availableness) and you will 100 % free promote in order to work together to your products of your Parish and Youthfulness Bar.