Blessed Fr Andrea Bordino Healing Oil
The Blessed Fr Andrea Bordino Healing Oil from A Blessed Call To Love.
Blessed Fr Andrea Bordino was born in 1922 and was the third of four sisters and four brothers. His parents provided for his education and attended a kindergarten that Sister Ernestina ran. He didn’t excel in his studies but increased his commitment to them. In the summers he would assist his father in his work with his older brother Risbaldo.
At the age of eighteen in 1941 he was named the president of the local branch of Catholic Action. In January 1942, he was drafted at the age of nineteen into the military of the Cuneo Alps. There, Bordino accompanied his comrades into Poland and later into Ukraine where Bordino provided for his fellow soldiers.
On 26 January 1943, Bordino and his brother taken as prisoners by the Soviet Union soldiers. He to contract typhus, and later transferred to Siberia, surviving a year of the disease. He later released from his imprisonment, and allowed to return home.
Became a member of the Brothers of Saint Joseph Benedict Cottolengo and assumed the name of “Luigi of the Consolata”. He worked for those hospitalized and also worked with those who had mental illnesses.