On October 29, 2013, at the community of Mascalucia (Sicily, Italy)


passed away.

Fr. Generoso was born in Trecastagni, Sicily on February 25, 1916. He had taken his first profession of Vows on December 8, 1943 at Monte Argentario and was ordained priest on 13 July 1941.  Fr. Generoso was the founder of the “Institute of the Secular Missionaries of the Passion”, which was founded in Mascalucia (Catania/ Italy),on  8 December 1968. The Institute was elevated to the rank of Pontifical right on August 6, 1999 and was aggregated to the Passionist Family on July 24, 2000 by the then General of the Congregation of the Passion, Fr. José A. Orbegozo.

His funeral will be celebrated at the Shrine of Mascalucia (Italy) on Thursday, 31 October at 10:00 AM.  

May the Lord welcome him among the saints in glory!