Editorial

FRIAR Francesco, a Franciscan friar from the Basilica of St. Anthony, is a warm-hearted man who always has kind and encouraging words for anyone approaching him with their problems.

September 01 2017 | by

WHEN I was a silly young boy in junior high, I used to have a half hour trip on foot to school...

July 01 2017 | by

THE ALPINI are a branch of the Italian army specialized in mountain operations, and since 1920 they have been organizing an annual national reunion of all those who have belonged to the corps...

June 09 2017 | by

ONE BEAUTIFUL sunny day in May I decided to go hiking on Mount Grappa, a magnificent mountain located on the Venetian Prealps about 23 miles north of Padua...

May 11 2017 | by

I DON’T like driving. Being a very careful and respectful driver, I am always rather tense when I am behind the steering wheel. I therefore only take the car when I must go to places not served by public transport...

March 01 2017 | by

A FEW weeks ago, I was invited to the public presentation of a new book. I was sort of dragged along to the event by one of my fellow friars, not knowing anything about the publication let alone its author...

February 01 2017 | by

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