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Christmas in Italy: 5 More Reasons to Celebrate!
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Christmas in Italy: 5 More Reasons to Celebrate!

Here in America we have twenty-four shopping days in December until Christmas, but in Italy, the holiday season starts a bit earlier, lasts a bit longer and is sprinkled with more official celebrations. Image Credit In fact, there are five holidays other than Christmas and New Year’s which are part of Italy’s stagione natalizia (Christmas season). What … Continue reading

Blessings to all who Pass By
A Snapshot From / Italy

Blessings to all who Pass By

Behold the tabernacolo, those lovely outdoor altars that are ubiquitous in Italy. Ecco il tabernacolo, quelle belle altari all’aria aperta che sono onnipresenti in Italia. “Talvolta con tabernacolo si indica una piccola edicola o capitello votivo o santella o altra struttura posta in luogo pubblico, all’interno della quale è inserita un’immagine sacra (dipinta o scolpita), a … Continue reading