Friday November 30, 7:00 pm EDT. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY. Admission: Members $20; Non-Members $25; open to the public. Contact: Lindsay Brewster 914-771-8700 lbrewster@wiccny.org Roman culture existed for thousands of years before the founding of the Christian religion. Artisans began creating new...

A jubilant air swept through the main church of St. Frances X. Cabrini as the parish celebrated its 70th anniversary at a special Mass on Nov. 4. “It’s a beautiful and glorious day,” said Deacon Peter Bond, who has been associated with the church for about 25 years. “We were here when the (newest building) was a patch of dirt. It’s a wonderful day....

Master stained-glass craftsmen from Studio Arts & Glass in North Canton took advantage of the sunshine Wednesday to install restored glass panels at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church on North Hill in Akron. Fourteen of the church’s 87-year-old stained-glass windows are being restored in three phases. The first two phases include the six side win...

People entering the historical former St. James United Methodist Church building in downtown Waco see a message in gold lettering assuring that prayer changes things. Lane and Amy Murphy had a prayer answered Thursday, when the board of Tax Increment Financing Zone No. 1 voted to grant $531,185 in TIF money toward a $2.6 renovation plan the couple...

The plight of two small Catholic churches has been overshadowed by the impending closure of the landmark St. Anne’s Church and Shrine, slated to offer its last Mass on Nov. 25. On that same day, Holy Rosary Chapel, 120 Beattie St., and Holy Cross Chapel, 47 Pulaski St., will close their doors, as well. Parishioners of Holy Rosary are holding a brai...

Italian best-selling author Giuseppe Genna has been familiar with San Bernardino alle Ossa since his childhood. Inside the Milanese Baroque church, built in the second half of the 17th century, he was particularly impressed by the human bones – retrieved from an ancient nearby cemetery – used to decorate the niches, pillars, doors and frieze of a c...

Organizers of the local visit to the relics of St. Pio of Pietrelcina — Padre Pio — to Maui and Oahu this month have released more details of the tour including a parish veneration schedule. Six relics, which have been touring the United States since last year, will be at Holy Rosary Church in Paia on Nov. 8 and at the Cathedral Basilica of Our Lad...

The Italian Catholic Federation Branch 392 will present its 2018 Mother Cabrini Award to Rocco and Rosanna DeFrenza on Nov. 11. The award is bestowed each year upon a couple who represents the Italian values of community, family and faith. (773-763-0507) The organization submitted the following profiles: Rocco and Rosanna DeFrenza Rocco was born in...

Tuesday evening, my confratelliand I broke bread at Song’ e Napule restaurant (146 W Houston St.) in celebration of the Feast of San Gerardo Maiella. Burning the candle at both ends of late, sharing a few laughs with good friends over an enjoyable meal while venerating our glorious patron was a much needed respite from the hustle and bustle of our...

The Italian Heritage Society of Indiana will host its annual Chapel in the Meadow worship service and picnic on Sunday. The presentation of the colors and Mass will start at 11 a.m. at the chapel, which is located at 3008 Old Hospital Road, Edinburgh. A picnic will follow. Organizers will provide a main pasta dish, as well as water, plates, napkins...