At a certain moment, during suffering, ….. I did answer Yes to Someone – or Something -and from that hour I was certain that existence is meaningful and that, therefore, my life, in self-surrender, had a goal.

Brother Giovanni came here in 1968 and was one of the founders of PIME-Philippines. Till 1981 he worked, most of the time,  in the squatter’s area of Tondo, Manila. Then in 1981 was assigned to PIME-Italy.  He came back to the Philippines in 1987 and, after three years, finally,  returned to Italy.  Joyful spirit often and suddenly he would have burst out singing popular songs and his filipino friends  were filled with such delight as they must have found in freedom that time, under the rule of Martial Law.