Bro. Alfonso de Marco, CMF

Brother Afonso de Marco, CMF, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2022 in Batatais/SP, at the age of 83.

Born on June 11, 1939, he professed his religious vows on February 2, 1959, in the Congregation of the Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. He worked in the communities of São Paulo/SP, Esteio/RS, Santos/SP, Araçatuba/SP and Batatais/SP where he died.

When a missionary dies, we should celebrate the last rites with devotion, fraternal love, and simplicity. We should remember all our brothers who have gone before us in the service of the Gospel, commending them to the Lord with the prescribed prayers, especially in the celebration of the Eucharist.

We should show the same reverence and respect for our departed parents and for deceased collaborators of the Congregation.

(Constitution 19)