450 thousand followers follow him. He confronts and evangelizes with a frank and free language. “People need to break out of the box”, says Don Ambrogio
Is called Don Ambrogio Mazzai and 450 thousand followers only on TikTok. His role? Professing the faith through social networks. With his funny videos he has already made and collected millions of views and likes and at the weekly “Confidences”He recounted his method and explained that there is nothing wrong with professing one’s Faith through this medium. All to bring more faithful to the Lord (Fan Page, October 24, 2022).
Parish priest in Porto San Pancrazio
Fr Ambrogio Mazzai was ordained a priest in 2016 and currently collaborates with the parish of the Porto San Pancrazio district (VR). He studies communication at the Salesian University.
The young influencer priest of TikTok explained that he would have imagined everything less this success: «Like everyone, I had a Facebook and Instagram account, but I rarely used them. Then a year and a half ago, a guy pushed me to sign up on TikTok. I upload the first video and immediately see to arouse some interest. I still remember the first theme, Valentine’s Day. Many now remember me as the patron saint of lovers. I support young people and bring them closer to spirituality ».
“I am always available”
Don Ambrogio Mazzai said that often some questions still cause him embarrassment, but that is why he uses social media to try to help and support young people who want to be guided: «I am always available ready to listen to their torments».