Cose da fare (e da non fare) a Roma

Articolo di Beverly Stevens Fotografie di Harry Stevens   AD ESSERE PERFETTAMENTE ONESTI, I ROMANI SONO IN GRADO DI AFFRONTARE QUALSIASI COSA. Per secoli, la loro città è stata bersaglio di orde di turisti e barbari. In tutto ciò, i Romani sono rimasti imperscrutabili – noncuranti, inaffondabili e preparati a tutto. Detto questo, però, se … Read more

Affare di cuore a Firenze

Come un Protestante Americano si è perdutamente innamorato dell’Arte Sacra, della Fede e di una Bella Donna, nella Capitale della Cultura Europea   Cody Swanson ha 30 anni. Una volta era un protestante evangelico che viveva alle Hawaii. Come sia giunto a insegnare scultura presso la Scuola di Arte Sacra di Firenze è davvero un … Read more

The View From the City

By Losana Boyd PHOTOS: Losana Boyd and Beverly De Soto Stevens In the Fall 2014, his Eminence Guiseppe Cardinal Betori of Florence designated the Church of Santi Michele e Gaetano as a parish church of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest, giving the Institute the opportunity to staff the parish with a full-time … Read more

Sicilian Catholic

By Giacomo Alessandro PHOTOS BY: Harry Stevens, Giacomo Alessandro I WAS BORN IN THE PROVINCE OF PALERMO, SICILY IN THE 1970S.  However, from a young age I lived in Ethiopia, due to my father’s work, then went to a Jesuit University in the US and subsequently lived in Mexico and Brazil . When I was … Read more

Saint Anthony the Miracle Worker

June 13 Today is the feast day of Saint Anthony of Padua.  Ora pro nobis. by Beverly Stevens Photos by Erica Mc Cullagh He is one of the most famous saints of the Church, known universally as the super-competent manager of the celestial “Lost and Found” department. (“Tony, Tony, come around; something’s lost and can’t … Read more

Ambrose and Augustine in Milan

  “Thou hadst pierced our heart with Thy love, and we carried Thy words, as it were, thrust through our vitals.” St Augustine, Confessions   “If you demand my person, I am ready to submit; carry me to prison or to death, I will not resist but I will never betray the church of Christ…I … Read more

Three Italian Ladies

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By Donna Sue Berry What is the origin of Italians’ deep traditional reverence for their women saints? This question came to the attention of the English-speaking world after the ‘Grand Tours’ when many aristocratic travelers visited Italy in the 18th and 19th centuries. Faced with stupendous Christian art depicting Saints Agatha, Lucy, and Agnes, these … Read more

The Making of a Catholic Painter

From Japanese Agnostic to Believer There are unlikelier converts, but not many. REGINA interviewed Osamu Tanimoto, the son of a Japanese electrical engineer who discovered the Faith while studying classical Renaissance painting in Florence – and became part of a global movement of artists now discovering Catholicism anew. REGINA: Osamu, tell us about your life … Read more

Do’s and Don’ts in Rome

Article by Beverly Stevens Photos by Harry Stevens TO BE PERFECTLY HONEST, ROMANS CAN COPE WITH ANYTHING. For centuries, their city has been a target for hordes of tourists and barbarians. Through it all, Romans have remained inscrutable – insouciant, unsinkable and ready for just about anything. That being said, however, if you plan a … Read more

La vista da un villaggio italiano

Mi chiamo don Francesco Ramella, ho 31 anni e sono sacerdote da sei. Sono nato a Genova da famiglia cattolica e sono entrato in seminario all’età di 19 anni, dopo aver frequentato il liceo classico; sono stato ordinato a 24 anni da S.E.R. Monsignor Mario Oliveri, Vescovo di Albenga-Imperia. Dopo la Sacra Ordinazione ho proseguito … Read more

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