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St. Gabriel Possenti

The Shot. Copyright by John Michael Snyder. This line drawing of St. Gabriel Possenti's heroic rescue of villagers in Isola del Gran Sasso from a gang of armed terrorists was executed for Mr. Snyder, Founder/Chairman of the St. Gabriel Possenti Society, Inc., by artist Charles Hazard. For information on reproduction, please write to Mr. Snyder at P.O. Box 2844, Arlington VA 22202 USA.

The shrine

The shrine memorializing St. Gabriel Possenti in a basilica dedicated to him in Isola del Gran Sasso, Italy. The waxen image in the glass coffin is carried in processions on special religious days. Photo by John Michael Snyder.

 

John Michael Snyder, center, Founder/Chairman of the St. Gabriel Possenti Society, Inc., introduced the late Most Rev. Archbishop Custodio Alvim Pereira, Vice President of the Chapter of St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, and Francesco Possenti, great grand nephew of St. Gabriel Possenti, during a luncheon conference in Rome, Italy. Photo by Ling Woo.

Obverse and reverse views of the St. Gabriel Possenti Society, Inc. token. These are available as gifts to one who contributes one dollar per token to the St. Gabriel Possenti Society, Inc., P. O. Box 2844, Arlington VA 22202. They are ideal for spreading the message as deposits in church collection baskets and for distribution at gun shows, etc.

John Michael Snyder, Founder/Chairman of the St. Gabriel Possenti Society, Inc., exhibited his book, GUN SAINT, during the 2003 National Rifle Association annual meetings in Orlando, Florida. GUN SAINT is the story of St. Gabriel Possenti and of efforts to promote his official Vatican designation as Patron of Handgunners. Photo by Ling Woo.

Possenti Society Founder, John M. Snyder presented the Possenti Medallion to the late Father Godfrey Poage. The Passionist Priest is the author of the 1962 biography, Son of the Passion :The Story of Gabriel Francis Possenti.

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