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Burning is consumed

The flame of a candle contains within itself the mystery of life. It advances relentlessly dissolving the time and with oscillating tenacity it contrasts the puffs. Dance and continue to advance dissolving his last moments; it brightens the time and space of others going towards death; from drop to drop it is consumed waiting for the arrival of the Great Breath. What remains? The solidified wax drop on the table contains moments of life. In that white time has ended its run, but it has left a trace, a memory.

Using this candle metaphor it is possible to read the earthly experience of the Servant of God Francesco Maria Di Francia: burning fire that illuminates, which inflames, which turns to the divine, which becomes a visible example, a burning fire that burns out. Just as the candle is a symbol of man, the life of Francesco Maria Di Francia is a model for all men. Through the gaze and the feminine sensibility, enclosed in the figures close to him, the story of the life of the Messinese priest from birth, to the ordination, to the assistance to the needy and, in particular, to the orphan girls, the small pearls takes shape. of the Roccalumera Institute, founded by Mother Veronica

On December 22, 1913, Father Francis left his earthly life, consuming himself definitively in the ardent embrace of the Cross, in the name of the Father, in the name of the Son, in the name of the Holy Spirit, in the name of Mary, Mother, Woman.

Show focused on the figure of the Servant of God Father Francis Mary of France.

Typology: Sacred Theater, Storytelling Theater.

Duration: 1 hour.