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Fr. Frank and Janet Morana visit the family of St. Gianna Molla in Italy - June 2013

Before the start of the Rome pilgrimage for the World Day of the Gospel of Life, Fr. Frank, Janet Morana and Teresa Tomeo travelled to Magenta, Mesero and Milan, Italy to visit the family of St. Gianna Molla and to see the places where she lived, worked and prayed.

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Janet signs her book, Recall Abortion, for Dr. Gianna Emanuela Molla, the child for whom St. Gianna sacrificed her life.

The Basilica of St. Martino in Magenta where St. Gianna was baptized and married.

Some of St. Gianna's medical tools.

St. Gianna's baptismal gown used by all of her siblings. The lining could be changed to blue or pink for a boy or a girl. The gown is in the Basilica of St. Martino in Magenta.

Fr. Frank in St. Gianna's medical office in Mesero with Dr. Gianna Emanuela Molla, the child for whom St. Gianna sacrificed her life.

The baptismal font where St. Gianna was baptized.

Outside St. Gianna's office.

The house in Magenta where St. Gianna lived with her husband and raised her chidren.

The mausoleum where St. Gianna is buried.

The banner hung at St. Gianna's canonization that now hangs in the Basilica of St. Martino in Magenta.

St. Gianna's burial place in Mesero.

Fr. Frank is blessed by Fr. Giuseppe, St. Gianna's brother. Also in the photo is Mother Virginia, St. Gianna's last living sister.

Inside the mausoleum in Mesero where St. Gianna and her family members are buried.

Janet and Teresa Tomeo with Mother Virginia and Fr. Giuseppe, St. Gianna's sister and brother.

Janet prays in the same spot where St. Gianna prayed every morning before work.

A statue of a mother lifting her baby from the rubble of an earthquake doing everything she can to save the child from destruction. Standing in front of the statue is Dr. Gianna Emanuela Molla, the child for whom St. Gianna sacrificed her life.

St. Gianna attended Mass and prayed in this Chapel every day. The chapel is dedicated to Our Lady of Good Counsel. Her children were baptized and consecrated to Holy Mary here. St. Gianna's funeral was held here in 1962.

Janet, Teresa and Fr. Frank at the Cathedral in Milan.


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