The International Association of the Charity (AIC) is the oldest secular association of the history of the volunteerism.
The AIC is at present present in numerous countries of Europe, of the Latin America and of the North America of the Asia and of the Africa.
Its origin they carry us al 1617, the year in which San Vincenzo of Paoli em Chatillon-les-Dombes (today Chatillon –south-Chalaronne), for the first time has recruited a group of ladies and organized the first initiative of aid to the poor family of the parish.
San Vincenzo De Paoli
To this first group al which they have followed him San Vicenzo has given him the significant name of “Charity”.
After the death of San Vincenzo, the Charity itself there is it diffused in many countries by merit of the Prior of the Mission and of the daughters of the Charity.
Thus it has been created the National Associations, you tied among them with connections.of contribution and coordination of the president of the French associations.
In the immediately successive years, the diffusion of this group of laypersons dedicated al service of the last was very fast in every Europe; in Italy where took the denomination of Company of the Charity from the 1634.
In Italy the association is known like Group of Volunteerism Vincenziano (GVV) which been present in all the regions and is articulated in provincial, regional sections (or diocesan) and citizens .
Assets in Genoa since 1654 seen it in Bogliasco its older nucleus.
The Statute of the group of Bogliasco, dated 25 January 1654, instead is preserved.
In the year 1654 Bogliasco was a town with less than thousand inhabitants, you distribute you along the coast in The Old via Roman and widespread on the slope of the surrounding mounts. Lives of a mainly agricultural economy, in smaller measure of fishinm, It is not certain a rich town ; the important families were few: Sessarego, Risso, Cessarego, Campodonico, Corsanego and Perosio...
Church of the Nativity of Maria-Parish of Bogliasco
Make square of Nativity of Maria (Melchiorre Jeli, 1791)
Stone of tomb of Giobatta Perosio that it is found in the parochial one of Bogliasco.
Courtesy of the historian Pier Luigi Gardella
A Perosio, Nicholas carried out the function of Rector of Bogliasco of the 1653 al 1685.
Two exponents of these families, Francesco Perosio and Gérónimo Corsanego, were chosen Protectors of the Company, male figures expected by the rules of the Company to supervise and to collaborate along with the parson, al I work of her affiliated while was nominated Counselor another Perosio, Angela the woman of Andrea. The other components of the group with charge of Officials were part of a luck of executive counsel.
The other components of the group with charge of Officials were part of a luck of executive counsel.
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“The Group of Voluntary Service Vincenziano to Bogliasco in 350° anniversary of Foundation”, Only one number. Pier Luigi Gardella