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Here Comes La Madonna!

Here Comes La Madonna!

December 2018 |

No, Madonna is not arriving in Assisi but La Madonna is – or so the children believe. As darkness creeps in on December 7 just before the vigil of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception on the 8th, the men…

Time to Play Tombola!

Time to Play Tombola!

December 2018 |

When I was a young girl living in Italy, I particularly loved the holiday season that brought back delicious munchies such as torrone (Italian nougat), panettone (Italian Christmas cake), pepatelli (almond and honey biscotti), and the money that my nonno…

<div class="buttonTitle"><div class="roundedlIcon white mbianco mprest"></div></div>Remembering a Friend: Phil Scaffidi

Remembering a Friend: Phil Scaffidi

December 2018 |

Membro della Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame dal 2005, Phil Scaffidi è stato un atleta straordinario che si è distinto nel calcio, nella pallacanestro, nel baseball e nell’atletica sulla pista del St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute di Buffalo, vincendo numerosi…

December 2018 Events

December 2018 |

Dec. 6 – St. Nicolas Feast Day, Abruzzo region. Nicholas is known as the bringer of gifts and on his feast day, many grandfathers dress up as the saint and give gifts to children, including “coal” made of sugar for…

<div class="buttonTitle"><div class="roundedlIcon white mbianco mprest"></div></div>Early Italian Leaders in Youngstown: A Series in Four Parts
<div class="buttonTitle"><div class="roundedlIcon white mbianco mprest"></div></div>Dante's Early Illustrations Unveiled by Harvard Scholar

Dante's Early Illustrations Unveiled by Harvard Scholar

December 2018 |

Francesca Mignosa, collaboratrice de La Gazzetta Italiana, ha recentemente avuto l’opportunità di intervistare Matthew Collins, accademico e docente presso la prestigiosa Harvard University per parlare della sua tesi dedicata al testo ed alle immagini nel capolavoro Divina Commedia di Dante…

<div class="buttonTitle"><div class="roundedlIcon white mbianco mprest"></div></div>Saving History - Rosemary Rosaria Del Balso Colarochio’s First Communion Veil
Italy in December

Italy in December

December 2018 |

While the weather in Italy may not entice you to visit in the month of December, the Christmas season should. Being in Vatican City for Christmas is a life-long dream for some travelers and for good reason. Celebrating Christmas Mass…