South Africa - Thanksgiving Mass for St. Artemide Zatti and St. John the Baptist Scalabrini
Johannesburg, South Africa - December 2022 - Almost two months after the canonizations of Artemide Zatti and Giovanni Battista Scalabrini, the Archbishop of Johannesburg, Msgr. Buti Joseph Tlhagale celebrated a thanksgiving Mass for the new saints. The Archbishop, in particular, wanted to thank the Salesians and Scalabrinians for their tireless work in the Archdiocese and underlined how these two new figures of holiness are a model for many faithful. Artemide Zatti and Giovanni Battista Scalabrini, as stated by Msgr. Tlhagale, show the face of Christ in their attention to the poor, the marginalized and the sick.