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A Look Back At A Monumental Columbus Day

A Look Back At A Monumental Columbus Day

October is Italian Heritage Month; you may or may not be aware of this depending on which media sources you follow. This year, preceding Columbus Day, there was a controversy which wound up spilling into New York's Columbus Day parade and ignited an unprecedented...

The Feast Day of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini: November 13th

The Feast Day of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini: November 13th

By: Raymond Guarini Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini is somewhat of a big deal among Italian Americans. She is also a pretty big deal to most Catholic immigrants and their children. Mother Cabrini, as she is often called, was born on July 15, 1850. Almost drowning while a...