Category: Religion

  • St. Expedite

    “I ask you, Saint Expedite, to aid me in my financial difficulties. Let your strength and support protect my income and help me obtain enough money so that I will not suffer need and want.
    Please let peace and enjoyment reign in my household. I ask you and pray that my wishes be granted, and glorify your intercession. Amen”

    Prayer to Saint Expedite

  • Palm Sunday in Art

    Christian crosses

    Palm Sunday marks the beginning of the Holy Week.

  • Taranto celebrates Good Friday

    Perdoni - Members of the Arciconfraternita del Carmine, Taranto, with their white robes, capes and hoods

    While Italy is under lockdown, Easter traditions are kept alive.

  • Palm Sunday in Bova (Chòra tu Vùa in Greek)

    Bova, Calabria

    Bova is a comune in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about southwest of Catanzaro and about southeast of Reggio. It is one of the Greek-Bovesian speaking villages of Bovesia, one of the two Griko-speaking areas of southern Italy. The village is inscribed into I Borghi più belli d’Italia list.

  • Easter Week in Campania

    procida - Chiesa della Madonna delle Grazie

    Procida is a beautiful island in Campania, the blue of its sea melting into a sky of tranquility. Known and loved by the Greeks of Cumae, who at the time of Magna Graecia, made of it a new home for themselves. Then the Roman came and, in the Middle Ages, the Lombards and the Normans, even some incursion of the Moor.