Bl. Alberto Marvelli, Oct. 5

Alberto

An avid bicycler, he used his bike to carry donations to the poor. During World War II, Alberto rescued those being deported by the Nazis to concentration camps by breaking open the locked rail cars to let the prisoners free. On October 5, 1946, while riding his bicycle, Alberto was struck and killed by an Army truck.

Blessed Alberto Marvelli

 

 

 

This is a wonderful video tribute to Blessed Alberto Marvielli set to the Cranberries’ song, “War Child.”

Alberto Marvelli – YouTube

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