Encounters - 2000

'The Evangelist Matthew and the Angel' by Rembrandt. Wikimedia Commons

The Foreseen and the Unforeseen

EncountersAlessandro Zangrando

Matthew, the Old Usurer Who Left Everything for Jesus. A publican and hated tax collector. No one would ever have imagined him at the Messiah's side. But he ended up among the Twelve, drawn by an attraction

Father Carlo Gnocchi. Wikimedia Commons

Father of Multitudes


A chaplain in the Russian campaign. His return to Italy and its impact on thousands of maimed children.