The anniversary of Santa Rosalia‘s death, patron saint of Palermo and also of other cities and towns such as Ficuzza, was celebrated on September 4th. On the morning of Sunday, September 8th, H.E. Msgr. Michele Pennisi, archbishop of Monreale and prior Constantinian Sicily, celebrated a solemn holy mass in honor of Santa Rosalia.
On Wednesday, September 11st, the first distribution of the month of the products for the project “Briciole di Salute” was made. Mrs. Daniela Prestigiacomo, Lia Giangreco and Sonia Lo Monaco distributed milk, diapers, baby food, cookies, pasta and numerous clothing, toys and a stroller, donated by Cinzia Macaluso, president of the CreArtEventi association.
On September 12th, the activities of “Briciole di salute” were resumed in favor of the Franciscan Sisters who run the Diocesan Home of the “Holy Family” of Patti. This collaboration was desired by the Bishop of Patti H.E. Rev. Mgr. Guglielmo Giombanco. Mr. Tony Zarrillo and Francesco Guerrera donated several products to Sister Rita and Sister Shiny, including candies donated by the Fratelli Costa Confectionery Company in Piedimonte Etneo (CT).