Category: Italian Heritage

O Rosario benedetto di Maria

Prayer at Noon For Catholics in Italy and throughout the world, tomorrow, Sunday, 7 October 2018, marks the return of an appointment with the Supplica,...

Evviva Sant’Antonio!

Six years ago at this time I was in my beloved ancestral town of Piedimonte–Matese for the procession of the relics of Sant’Antonio. This is...

Quis resistet Sancti Michaelis gladio?

I wrote and posted this piece in 2006: Angels Everywhere Italian baroque churches are full of representations of the angels. There are majestic angels of...

Fifteen years ago today

My beloved grandmother, Adelina Martino Barbato, departed this life on the feast of Saint Lucy, 13 December 2000.  Requiescat in pace. “Nana” is the little...

O Augusta Regina delle Vittorie

Prayer at Noon For Catholics in Italy and throughout the world, Sunday, 4 October 2015, marks the return of an appointment with the Supplica, the...