Worship and interesting Facts

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14 11, 2016

THE ROUTE OF THE WOMEN SAINTS

The theme of this route is enriched by the amazing variety of records and the deep popular devotion towards the female Saints and Martyrs born in the Sabine area from influential families which characterized along the centuries the life of [...]

10 11, 2016

THE BEECH OF ST. FRANCIS

According to popular tradition St. Francis, the “Poverello”,  was caught in a storm on the mountains around Rivodutri and found shelter under a beech, which, by God’s will, bent its branches like an umbrella, hence the the peculiar shape of [...]

9 11, 2016

A VISIT TO THE SANCTUARY OF VALLEPIETRA WITH EMILIO CECCHI

The Sanctuary of the SS. Trinità has been visited by excellent pilgrims in two hundred years.   One of them, the journalist and art and literary critic from the twentieth century Emilio Cecchi, friend and collaborator of the best known [...]

9 11, 2016

THE TRADITION OF BOBBIN LACE IN GAETA

Pilgrims who obtain the special blessing at the Cathedral of Gaeta, declared  Holy Door during the Jubilee of Mercy, may also visit the nearby  church of the “Maria Santissima di Porto Salvo”, patroness and queen of the sea. The late [...]

9 11, 2016

THE MIRACLE OF THE MADONNA DELLA SORRESCA IN SABAUDIA

According to the legend, one day some fishermen from San Felice or Terracina, caught a wooden statue of the Madonna with Child with in their net and decided to bring it to the St. Paul’s Church at the foot of [...]

9 11, 2016

COLLEPARDO, THE CAVES AND THE HERMITS … NARRATED BY GREGOROVIUS

The first monasteries were established as colonies of the Roman church at first  in the wild solitude of the Simbruini and Ernici mountains in the Latium Apennines and then spread throughout Italy, Sicily, Germany, France and even Britain. These  mountains [...]

9 11, 2016

THE FESTIVAL OF THE “PASSATE” (PASSAGES) IN MARTA

The festival of the “passate” is a celebration deeply rooted in the heart of the people from Marta. It originated from the ancient pagan rites, the cycle of seasons and the harvest thanksgiving but the Christian event dates back to [...]

9 11, 2016

ORMISDA, THE POPE PATRON OF FROSINONE

Ormisda, deacon and counselor of Pope Simmarco, succeeded him at his death on July 19, 514 and, in less than ten years, managed to reestablish the supremacy of the Church of Rome over Costantinopolis, putting an end in 519 to [...]

9 11, 2016

SAN CESAREO AND HIS MARTYRDOM IN TERRACINA

The Cathedral of Terracina was founded, according to an ancient tradition, by St. Peter the Apostle, who, after landing in Pozzuoli, reached Rome along the Via Appia and probably made a stop there. The Cathedral is in fact dedicated to [...]

9 11, 2016

SAINT MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL, THE VIA MICAELICA IN EUROPE AND IN THE LAZIO REGION

The cult of St. Michael the Archangel not only embraces the three main monotheistic religions, but is also concerns the pagan God Mitra, who is worshiped in caves as well.   Monte Sant'Angelo in the area of Gargano is the [...]

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