The Palm Sunday rite took place at the Cathedral of Monreale, in the presence of many Knights and Dames of the delegation.
On April 3rd, Father Saverio Maria Cento celebrated at the Church San Francesco di Paola in Palermo the 25th anniversary of his priestly ordination that he had received in Naples on April 2nd, 1997.
On April 11st 2022, the project “Briciole di Salute” reached the Franciscan Sisters of the city of Patti.
On April 13th, H.R.H. Princess Beatrice of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Grand Prefect, donated numerous packages of food San Corrado canteen in Noto. Immediately afterwards, H.R.H. Princess Beatrice, accompanied by the Representative of Noto Marcello Cantone, was received at the episcopal palace by the Bishop of Noto H.E. Bishop Antonio Staglianò.
On Good Friday, April 15th, the Vice Delegate of the Sicilian delegation, accompanied by Knight Giovanni Impastato, donated to the Santa Maria Maddalena Mother Church in Borgetto, headed by Father Gioacchino Capizzi, parish administrator and Chaplain from the Ingrassia Hospital in Palermo, several products of the project “Briciole di Salute”.
On April 13rd, Lawyer Antonino Amato, with Mr. Massimo Putrino, Mr. Giuseppe Di Gregorio and Mr. Giuseppe D’Urso, donated food to the “Madonna della Tenda di Cristo” structure.
On April 13rd, the first distribution of products in the framework of the project “Briciole di Salute” took place in Monreale.
On April 19th, the Church San Vito a Mare in Mazara del Vallo was erected, with Canonical Decree of H. E. Mons Domenico Mogavero, Bishop of Mazara, as a Diocesan Sanctuary.
In addition to some priests from the diocesan clergy and civil and military authorities, a large group of Constantinian Knights participated in the solemn liturgy.
On April 22, H.R.H. Princess Beatrice of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Grand Prefect, accompanied by the Vice Delegate of Sicily and by Mr. Claudio Ragusa, was received by Father Vittorio Rizzone at the Abbey of S. Martino delle Scale. For the occasion, Princess Beatrice donated some products for early childhood to the Benedictine Caritas, directed by Father Bernardo.
On April 22, during the visit to the Basilica Magione in Palermo, H.R.H. Princess Beatrice of Bourbon Two Sicilies participated in the delivery of about 120 kg of pasta for the Caritas of the Basilica. The parish priest Mons. Salvatore Grimaldi welcomed the Princess.
The solemn Eucharistic Celebration in honour of Saint George took place on April 23 at the Church San Giacomo Maggiore in Messina. Msgr. Mario Di Pietro presided over the mass.
A special thanks to Dr. Milazzo who handled the reception as well as Dr. Gambadoro for having been the master of ceremonies.
On April 22, after the meeting with the Reverend of S. Martino delle Scale, Father Vittorio Rizzone, Princess Beatrice of Bourbon Two Sicilies, accompanied by Noble Dr. Antonio di Janni and by Mr. Claudio Ragusa, was received in Monreale at the Episcope by H.E. Mons. Michele Pennisi, Archbishop of Monreale and Prior of Sicily. During the cordial conversation, the Vice Delegate told Msgr. Pennisi and the Princess in advance of the event that will take place at the Cathedral of Monreale on May 6: a free concert, sponsored by the Delegation of Sicily and the parish of Cathedral. It is a classical music concert, whose proceeds will be donated to the diocesan Caritas that welcomes some Ukrainian families.