St. Jerome School kicked off its weeklong celebration of Catholic Schools Week with a student-led Mass and an Italian Feast on Saturday, Jan. 28. The school community encouraged parishioners to join them for a complimentary meal after Mass to express their gratitude for all of the support they receive from the parish. It was a great success, servin...

The dates are set.  The program is in place.  Tickets go on sale Friday, February 10 (that would be  just in time for Valentine’s Day gifts…I’m jus’ sayin’). This will be fun!  The 10th Anniversary celebration of the NM Italian Film & Culture Festival, with food, live music (from Italian pop to Italian opera), live dance performances, and recent aw...

ANAHEIM Community support poured in Saturday for philanthropist Bruno Serato after his iconic Anaheim White House, where he’s served more than one million free meals to needy children, was severely damaged in a pre-dawn fire. Some 60 firefighters from four cities knocked down the blaze in about 30 minutes after the call went out at 4:18 a.m., said...

The Orlando Family Foundation Annual Gala took place on January 28, 2017.  Sam Orlando addressed the guests and expressed that the past 17 years of planning this event has been a blessing for his family.  Sam’s family is from Little Italy in Downtown St Louis and he is very proud of his Italian Heritage. He spoke of his father  who served during WW...

Michéal Castaldo’s 2016–2017 East Coast Christmas Concert Tour helped raise over $49,000 (in ticket sales and sponsorship) for the following churches and organizations located in the U.S. and Canada. Three of the concerts were sellouts, and more than 2000 people attended. The holiday tour concerts benefit the hosting churches and organizations whil...

2017 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS - The La Famiglia Scholarship Program will award four academic scholarships totaling $12,000 [two $4,000 and two $2,000] for the 2017-2018 school year. This program benefits Little Italy Lodge members and their families who desire to continue their education at an accredited college or university. Applications are soon avail...

Sunday, March 5, 12 - 6 pm. School Hall, Hosted by Saint Leo's Church. Your willingness to volunteer for Saint Leo's is what makes it possible for the parish to host the twice-annual Ravioli Dinners. Don't miss out on the FUN! Ravioli-making sessions: Saturday, February 11, Saturday, February 18, 9 am. These two sessions need many hands to help pro...

Ciao from Rome! Happy 2017!! This year will bring to us several big news, we are working very hard on them. Our book continues to be offered on Amazon with a discount, but soon we will publish a new one: "We the Italians in 2016". It will have both the English and the Italian version of the 24 interviews published in 2016, plus in the ebook there...

The Society of Italian American Businessmen (SIAB) hosted their second annual spring gala on April 17, 2015 at the Richlin Ballroom to honor The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region (The Arc NCR). The organization made a generous donation of $15,000 to support The Arc NCR's mission to support individuals with differing abilities to live, learn and work i...

  WTI Magazine #67    2015 September, 4Author : Rita Richardson      Translation by:   Why should people worldwide give their money, their time and their talents to restoring a small, ancient, boarded-up church in a small town in Tuscany? Because Oratorio San Filippino is not just any church. It is a modern day...