Msg. Ambrogio Ravasi, Consolata Missionary and retired Bishop of Marsabit, shares with us about his missionary vocation and experience.
Born in Bellusco, village in northen Italy province of Milan, in 1929, Msg. Ravasi entered the Consolata Missionaries with the first profession in 1951. He completed his studies and was ordained in 1957 in Washington, United States, where he worked as a missionary until 1971. That year he left for Kenya where he continued till now his missionary apostolate. In 1981 was elected bishop of Marsabit, successor to Msg. Carlo Cavallera, also a Consolata Missionary, as pastor amongst pastors and the nomadic people in the north most territory of Kenya.
1. “Give me a direct missionary experience”
2. “Evangelization will not be fruitful, unless we involve the local Christians”.
3. “Be very thankful to the Almighty God.”