“First of all he was assigned a companion who acted as his Guardian Angel”
As we celebrate the feast of the Guardian Angels today, we remember how in our Salesian environments, young people are guardian angels to each other.
“First of all he (Michael Magone) was assigned a companion who acted as his Guardian Angel to help him, advise him and to correct him if necessary. Without Magone realizing it, this lad in the most practical and charitable way, never let him out of his sight. He was in the same class and study as well as in recreation. He played and joked with him. But whenever the need arose he said: Don’t speak that way because it’s not right, don’t say that word or call upon the name of the Lord in vain. And, for his part, eventhough he showed his impatience from time to time, Michael responded: Good, you did the right thing to warn me; you are a good companion to have. If in the past I had had such a companion I would not have formed these bad habits which I now find so hard to break.“
(From the “Life of Michael Magone” written by Don Bosco)