In memory of Don Geranzani

Tuesday 22 February Presentation of the book “For Me The Eyes”, which collects the writings of the Rector of San Carlo College, a worthy citizen of Milan and knight of the Republic

Don Aldo Geranzani

Don Aldo Geranzani, historical rector of San Carlo College in Milan from 1990 to 2017, was a well-known and highly regarded educator, a Leader charismatic, who fostered an international and intercultural education that favors enthusiasm and dialogue between people of different faiths and cultures, the young people who put future “world citizens” at the center of the educational project.

Five years after his death, he will be remembered with a meeting entitled: “For me eyes, the pedagogical challenge for an intercultural society”, which will be held in the Sala Alessi of the Palazzo Marino (seat of the municipality of Milan) on Tuesday 22 February at 18.15 Clock. Speakers will be Carlo Fontana (President of Agis and former Superintendent of La Scala), Stefano Zecchi (Professor of Philosophy), Manfredi Palmeri (former President of the City Council of Milan) and many other personalities who appreciated Don Aldo’s pedagogical work, in Milan and beyond. eleng.

The cover of the book

The book will also be presented at the event My eyes – writings and readings for an intercultural societywhich collects the thoughts and teachings of the pastor who was born in 1945 in Bollate. Edited and edited by his nephew, Alessandro Csat, he collects his letters to children and parents, his vision of an international and intercultural school, the irritation of the teachers for the school of the future, the memories and the ‘Emotions of many passions. The book supports two solidarity projects, the residence for university students in the Chiesa Rossa region and the “Locanda della fraternità” for young people in Bollate. An updated list on donaldo.net is available in some parishes and stores in Milan and Bollate

A pastor always close to the children, from 1970 to 1990 Geranzani had the role of Porvikar and head of the oratorio of Santa Maria Annunciata in the Chiesa Rossa, in the Stadera district of Milan. Here, his pedagogical work was noticed and appreciated by Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, who has wanted since 1990 to lead the prestigious school on Corso Magenta.

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