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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

THE SANCTUARY OF THE CIVITA A ITRI: TRADITION AND DEVOTION

The origins of the Sanctuary is a legend. During the iconoclast persecution of the eighth century, two Basilian monks were caught by soldiers  with a panel depicting  a Madonna, locked into a chest together with [...]

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ON THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE “WHITES” IN THE SABINA AREA

More than 600 years ago, tens of thousands of men, women and children invoking peace and mercy covered a route from Northern to Southern Italy which also included the Sabina area. They were called Whites, [...]

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BETWEEN CORI AND FOSSANOVA, THE ROUTE OF ST. JOACHIM

The five stops route from Cori to Fossanova runs through the Lepini Mountains and covers Norma, Montelanico, Carpineto Romano and Maenza.  It ends in  Fossanova Abbey, consecrated in 1208, one of best preserved Cistercian jewel [...]

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A PILGRIM WHO BECAME A SAINT

The path leading to the Holy Door of the Pontifical Minor Basilica in the Sanctuary Madonna del Canneto is of great importance. The Sanctuary is located at 1020 m in the heart of the National [...]

A BEAUTIFUL STORY OF BROTHERHOOD IN THE VALLEY Of THE RIVER ANIENE

Less famous than St. Benedict, the founder of monastic communities in Subiaco, Jenne and Trevi nel Lazio,  St. Peter the Hermit chose the valley of the river Aniene and the village of Trevi in particular, [...]

THAT PHOTO PORTRAYS SANTA MARIA GORETTI

Ugo De Angelis,  researcher and consultant at the “Archivio Vaticano della Congregazione per la Dottrina della Fede”, from Latina, has been collecting archival and documentary information about Maria Goretti for a long time, tracing her [...]

THE ANCIENT VIA TEUTONICA, THE GERMAN ALTERNATIVE TO THE NORTHERN VIA FRANCIGENA

In 1236 in Saxony  a document was discovered which describes  the roads from Stade to Rome crossing Forlì, San Martino in Strada, Meldola, Civitella, Bagno di Romagna, Campi di Bibbiena, Subbiano and others.   The [...]

THE FIRST JUBILEE CROSS AND GIOTTO’S ANGEL IN BOVILLE ERNICA

The church of San Pietro Ispano, built on a cave where the Saint had lived in the tenth century, has ancient origins and was first mentioned by Pope Onorio II on November 28, 1125. The [...]

A PILGRIM WHO BECAME A SAINT

The path leading to the Holy Door of the Pontifical Minor Basilica in the Sanctuary Madonna del Canneto is of great importance. The Sanctuary is located at 1020 m in the heart of the National [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

ON THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE “WHITES” IN THE SABINA AREA

More than 600 years ago, tens of thousands of men, women and children invoking peace and mercy covered a route from Northern to Southern Italy which also included the Sabina area. They were called Whites, [...]

THE HERRINGS OF SAN TOMMASO IN MAENZA

The reports about the canonization of San Tommaso d’Aquino probably include his first miracle. While traveling to Lyon for the council proclaimed by Pope Gregory X in 1274 with Fra Reginaldo, some monks and his [...]

FAIR OF THE BASKETS IN MONTEFIASCONE

The fair of the baskets in Montefiascone starts every Summer on August 24, the day of San Bartolommeo, and takes place on the square and along the streets around the Seminario Barbarigo by the Porta [...]