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Farewell to Igo Gassner †

Dear relatives and friends of Igo, dear confreres,
Someone told me that Igo always remained a seeker. Here I would like to try to follow this searching path with you.
Igo was born in 1937, the second of five children, in Sorengo, Ticino, and lived in Chiasso until he was five years old when he moved with his family to his parents’ home in Flums, where he first had to learn Swiss German …

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Tribute for Ueli Scherer †

Dear people gathered to bid farewell to Ueli Scherer, it is perhaps a little unusual to choose the Christmas Gospel (Lk 2:8-14) at a memorial service for someone who has died. But I think that the good news of the angels to the shepherds, i.e. the good news to the world, fits Ueli, because the goal of his missionary activity was always to proclaim good news …

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