San Luigi 2017 Award

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Pia Company San Luigi Scrosoppi

Orzano 7 October 2017

Saturday 7 October 2017 took place in Orzano the liturgical festival of San Luigi Scrosoppi and the awarding of the annual prize to an association, an institution or a group that has distinguished itself for its work in favor of the most needy. The Pia Società San Luigi Scrosoppi this year awarded the prize to the PROGETTOAUTISMO FVG association

The association PROGETTOAUTISMO FVG onlus, has about 300 registered members of which 100 families with a loved one with autistic syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorders or Asperger Syndrome located throughout the Friuli Venezia Giulia region. The association was formed to help and accompany the parents of these special children in their difficult task as educators. Volunteers are currently counting 37 and many supporting friends.

A few days earlier, precisely the September 23, the inauguration of the day center took place, named after St. Louis Scrosoppi. So said Elena Bulfone, president of the Association: "I really wanted this structure was dedicated to San Luigi Scrosoppi, the Friulian saint of charity who dedicated himself to professional assistance and education of the last. He is the person who inspired me most ».

The liturgical feast began at 20.00 with the Holy Mass presided by Mgr. Diego Causero Archbishop. The president of the Pia Company, geom. Fioritti Renzo, has therefore presented the award to Mrs. Elena Bulfone.

The Providence nuns made a short film in memory of this event.