Editorial

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

THERE IS a place in the Basilica of Saint Anthony in Padua that is particularly dear to me; this is Fr. Placido Cortese’s confessional...

January 01 2017 | by

PANETTONE is a sweet Italian Christmas cake that dates back to the 15th century...

December 06 2016 | by

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