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SICILY: DONATIONS AND ACTIVITIES OF THE DELEGATION

SICILY: DONATIONS AND ACTIVITIES OF THE DELEGATION

On April 18th the delegation of Sicily participated in the solemn liturgy of Holy Thursday at the Basilica Trinità la Magione in Palermo. The ceremony was presided by parish priest Salvatore Grimaldi. Mr. Claudio Ragusa, together with Mr. Antonio Mangano and Mrs. Maria Antonia Spagnolo, also offered two Easter eggs and other products for the needy of the parish.

On April 23rd, a mass was celebrated on the occasion of the solemnity of Saint George at the church San Francesco di Paola in Palermo.

Mr. Massimo Putrino and Mr. Giancarlo Greco attended the Holy Thursday Mass on April 18th at the church San Giuseppe in Acireale.

On April 23rd, St. George’s Day, Patron of our Order, a Mass was celebrated in Piazza Armerina, in the presence of some Knights and Dames of the provinces of Enna and Caltanissetta.

On April 19th, a group of knights attended the celebrations of Holy Friday in Montelepre.

On April 27th, the vice delegate, accompanied by Mr. Spezia, delivered to the Caritas parish of S. Anna in Balestrate some products for the early childhood.

On April 30th, Mr. Giulio Pillitteri delivered two metal shelves for the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Corleone. The shelves will allow a better arrangement of food.

On the occasion of the Divine Mercy Sunday, a statue of Saint George was donated by the Barons Salamone to the Mother Church of Castel di Tusa. At the end of the ceremony, Barons Salamone organised a reception in their medieval castle.

CALABRIA AND SICILY: DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY IN CAPIZZI

CALABRIA AND SICILY: DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY IN CAPIZZI

On April 28th, a solemn religious ceremony was held in Capizzi. Many faithful took part in the ceremony presided by the archpriest Father Antonio Cipriano. The two delegations were present alongside the Vice Delegate of Sicily, the Vice Delegate of Calabria, Mr. Letterio Donato and Mrs. Santina Ferlito. There was also a procession in the city. At the end of the mass, the archpriest went to the church of Our Lady of Graces and, after paying homage to the statue of the Virgin, the procession continued with the statue. In the afternoon, at the end of an intense and moving day, the delegation of Sicily offered two wheelchairs to the Calabrian delegation. These wheelchairs will be used to help people with reduced mobility.

SICILY: ACTIVITIES OF THE MONTH OF APRIL

SICILY: ACTIVITIES OF THE MONTH OF APRIL

On April 8th, the vice delegate delivered 900 cookies to the structure Casa del Sorriso in Monreale, donated by the Delegation of Tuscany, which adopted the structure together with the Sicilian delegation. Indeed, in February the vice-delegate of Tuscany, together with Father Rodolfo Rossi and the vice delegate of Sicily, visited the structure and decided to help. The Sicilian delegation simultaneously donated diapers, baby food and 15 kg of cookies.

On April 10th, the first monthly distribution of the project Briciole di Salute took place in Monreale. On this occasion, in addition to the products for early childhood, toys were also donated by the volunteer Sonia Lo Monaco.

On April 13th, the usual distribution of food aid was carried out for S. Corrado canteen in Noto. The vice delegate gave the nuns of the community “Piccoli Frati Poveri e Suore Povere”, canned beans, tomato pulp and canned tuna.

On April 14th, Palm Sunday, the Sicilian delegation participated in the solemn pontificate chaired by H.E. Rev. Mons. Michele Pennisi. The Archbishop Emeritus of Monreale H.E. Mons. Salvatore Di Cristina also attended and, along with Bishop Pennisi, was accompanied by a representation of Knights and by the vice delegate.

SICILY: BRICIOLE DI SALUTE AND A CONCERT

SICILY: BRICIOLE DI SALUTE AND A CONCERT

carini

On April 5th, the vice delegate handed the archpriest of Carini, Father Vincenzo Ambrogio, some products for two children belonging to a disadvantaged family assisted by the parish priest.

real chiesa carolina

On April 7th, the vice delegate delivered 100 kg of pasta to the needy people in the district of Guadagna. The quantity of pasta was delivered to the Brotherhood of the Assumption which supports the Royal Church Caroline. On Easter, this pasta and other food items will be distributed to families in need.

concerto

On April 6th, on the occasion of the thirteenth season of concerts of the Sicilian delegation, three students who have just graduated from piano and belonging to the Vincenzo Bellini conservatory of Palermo performed at the Maria SS degli Agonizzanti Church. The pieces of classical music were interspersed with poems read by the poets of the Association Polifonie d’Arte. During the evening, the vice delegate described the beauty and history of the church entrusted to the Constantinian Order.

monreale

On March 27th, the second distribution of March for children from zero to three years of the project Briciole di Salute took place at the premises of the Church Maria SS degli Agonizzanti in Monreale.

piazza armerina

On March 22nd, the monthly distribution of products of the Briciole di Salute project took place in Piazza Armerina. Father Dario Pavone received biscuits, milk, baby food, diapers and croissants, which will be distributed to children from 0 to 3 years of needy families assisted by the parish.

 

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