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Saving History - Rosemary Rosaria Del Balso Colarochio’s First Communion Veil

December 2018 |
Among the most important rites celebrated by Catholics is the First Communion. This is when a child usually around the age of 7 or 8 accepts the body and blood of Christ symbolized in the Eucharist for the first time. Special attire is required for...
Local News > Pittsburgh

In Calabria, Italy a Pittsburgh-born Rabbi and a Local Catholic Priest Offer an Interfaith Memorial Service for Jews Murdered in Pittsburgh

December 2018 |
On Saturday evening, November 3, 2018, exactly one week following the brutal attack on American Jews, a tiny village in the mountains of Calabria, Italy, Serrastretta, offered an interfaith memorial service to honor the dead and to speak in a...
Local News > Cleveland

Parliamo italiano!

December 2018 |
The Independence Civic Center and the NOIA Foundation Cultural Committee are pleased to offer Italian Language Classes. This 8-week, 90-minute, Wednesday evening course is designed for individuals with rudimental or little knowledge of Italian or...

Sandy Pianalto, former President & CEO of the U.S. Federal Reserve System's Fourth District

November 2018 |
I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Sandy Pianalto, former President & CEO of the U.S. Federal Reserve System's Fourth District, headquartered here in Cleveland. Sandy was born in Valli Del Pasubio, a small town in the Veneto...

Joseph Mandato, a "Doughboy" from Collinwood

November 2018 |
A photograph of Joseph (Giuseppe) Mandato in his WWI Army uniform hangs prominently on the second floor of the Highland Heights home of his daughter Victoria Mandato Thomas. It is placed so that Victoria can see her father every night before going...

2018 Cleveland Italian Heritage Month Honorees

October 2018 |
In celebration of Italian Heritage Month in the city of Cleveland, the Cleveland Italian American Heritage Committee is proud to honor the following outstanding Italian Americans for their contributions and service to our community. Tom Cirincione...

News from the Consulate

October 2018 |
AVVISO AL PUBBLICO Si informa il pubblico che il Consolato On. d’Italia a Cleveland è chiuso. Tutti i servizi saranno erogati dal Consolato d’Italia a Detroit fino a nuova comunicazione. Per informazioni si prega di consultare il sito...
Local News > Youngstown

The Oblate Sisters of Villa Maria: from Italy to the Youngstown Area

October 2018 |
The Italian word “oblato” means “offered.” The Oblates of the Sacred Heart of Jesus have called the Diocese of Youngstown home for almost seven decades. They continue to dedicate their ministry, individually and collectively, as an offering to God....

Woodland Avenue Reunion

October 2018 |
A unique gathering took place recently at St. Noel Parish Hall in Willoughby Hills. It was a reunion of classmates of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Grade School and residents of the E. 110th and Woodland Ave. neighborhood. It was a magical afternoon as...
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