The exhibition Emilia Vergani begins

The exhibition “Emilia Vergani, wise and ardent” presented at the Rimini Meeting last August, will be re-presented from 2 to 10 April 2022 in Lecco at the Cloister of the Canonica in Piazza Cermenati 5 at the initiative of the Compagnia delle Opere Lecco . -Sondrio and the cultural center Alessandro Manzoni. Taken on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the death of Emilia Vergani (wife of Giancarlo Cesana, doctor, university professor, for years alongside Don Luigi Giussani in the Guide of Communion and Liberation), the exhibition traces the experiences that mark her life have got. . Through a collection of testimonials from friends and his interventions on the pedagogical work In-Presa, it is possible to know his figure, to be able to participate with Christ and to spend his life in obedience to that meeting which was crucial for her and an allegation of an initiative that has involved many young people from Lecco and their families over the years.

In-Presa was born in Carate Brianza, precisely on the initiative of Emilia, who has been committed since 1994 to experimenting with innovative experiences of day care for children in situations of social, educational and hard work. Emilia was convinced that these boys deserved what their children had: above all, a home, a place of definite and immeasurable love. From this conviction and through the work of dozens of educators and volunteers, today the children followed by the work include more than 450 and the activities of In-Presa include: vocational training, training in the transition between school and work, accompaniment at work a Study. Help for primary and secondary children.

Exhibition hours: 10-12.30 and 14.30-18.30, 02.-10.
Canonica Monastery, Piazza Cermenati 5 – Lecco

It is possible to book a guided tour.
For information and reservations write to:

The following initiatives are planned as part of the exhibition:

Saturday 2 April 11.00

Inauguration of the exhibition and presence of the authorities – Canonica Monastery, Piazza Cermenati.

Monday, April 4 at 9 p.m.

Presentation Meeting: Video Interview with Cardinal Angelo Scola; Speeches by Giovanni Cesana, MD, and Franca Scanziani, Curator of the Exhibition.
New Kite Cinema Theater – via Parini 16 (Entrance by reservation).

Wednesday, April 27 at 9 p.m.

“Come after me”

Youth educational emergency, early school leaving e In-Press

Vocational training in the Lecco area

Speaker: Chiara Frigeni, Dean of the In-Presa di Carate Vocational Training Center

Paolo Cesana – Clerici Lecco Foundation

Gabriele Marinoni – Lecco Multipurpose Vocational Training Center

Coordinated by Stefano Gheno – Cdo Works Social

New Kite Cinema Theater – via Parini 16 (Entrance by reservation)

Also at Lecco In-Presa, AVSI supports in its extraordinary campaign to help the Ukrainian people.

During the duration of the exhibition, packages of biscuits prepared by the Pasticceria Il Buono di In-Presa will be available at the Chiostro della Canonica to support initiatives initiated by the AVSI Foundation in Ukraine, Poland, Romania implemented in Italy to support hope. of the Ukrainian people ..

The In-Presa Social Cooperative Society is concerned with vocational training, study aids and job support. In-Presa’s didactic-pedagogical proposal aims, above all, to pave the way for young people through work and study, to discover that life has meaning and that reality is a positive opportunity for them to do so with courage and security of life. confront. . This introduction to reality takes place in an emotional, pedagogical and formative bond, which builds the children with the adult reference figures, be it teachers, educators, entrepreneurs and professionals (real teachers for children) or volunteers. In-Presa Social Cooperative is a body accredited by the Lombardy region for all education and vocational training activities.


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