Piacenza, November 16th 2018– During a private ceremony held at the Police Headquarters, Dr. Pietro Ostuni, police commissioner of the city, received the Diploma of Commander of Merit by the Delegate Mr. Corrado Sforza Fogliani and the Vice Delegate, Mr. Franco Marenghi. On the occasion, Mr. Ostuni also was given the Constantinian Chronicles and another book about the Royal Oratory of San Dalmazio of Piacenza.
On December 13th, a donation of foodstuffs organized by the delegation of Cuneo, Mr. Erik Franza and Mr. Carlo Fedeli took place in Borgo San Dalmazzo, near Cuneo. The donation inclueded more than 250 meals and is part of the project “Briciole di Salute”. Mr. Dario Bruno, Mr. Flavio Fantino and Father Don Luca Lanave attended as well.
On December 5th, a donation was held at Maria SS degli Agonizzanti Church in Monreale. Cookies, milk, paste, homogenized and diapers of various sizes were distributed. During this distribution, Mrs. Simona D’Alba, a dentist, made free visits to children to ascertain any oral pathologies. From this date on dental visits will be scheduled periodically.
On December 3rd, the Vice delegate and Msgr. Salvatore Grimaldi delivered some products to the nuns of the Mission Speranza e Carità in Palermo.
On December 7th and 8th, Mr. Leonardo Mirandola, Mrs. Gaetana Barcio, Mr. Simone Valenti and Mr. Giuseppe Di Virgilio participated in a collection of food at a local city mall in Siracusa, to be allocated to a local structure which helps many needy families.
On December 12th, another donation was held in Siracusa and was carried out by Mr. Leonardo Mirandola and Mrs. Gaetana Barcio, promoters of the food collection carried out on December 7th and 8th. Pasta, tomato sauce milk, rice and biscuits were distributed.
On December 11th, the Vice delegate handed over some garments for children to the head of Caritas of Piana degli Albanesi, Mr. Caruso. Diapers of various sizes and baby food were delivered to the new Caritas headquarters.
HRH Princess Beatrice of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Grand Prefect, together with Bishop Msgr. Raspanti and several Knights who came from various Sicilian cities delivered pasta, milk and biscuits for the children assisted by the structure Tenda della Madonna di Cristo in Acireale.
On November 30th in Acireale H.E. Msgr. Antonino Raspanti celebrated a Solemn Eucharistic mass at the Church of St. Joseph in the presence of HRH Princess Beatrice of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Grand Prefect.
On December 1st, the book “La cucina al tempo dei Borbone” written by Bruno Di Ciaccio was presented in Pergusa. The author, in video conference, thanked and greeted the participants, especially HRH Princess Beatrice of Bourbon Two Sicilies, godmother of this charitable event. Princess Beatrice has been nominated Honorary Member of the Pergusa Academy and has also been nominated Ambassador of Gogòl, “For a World of Smiles” in recognition of her charitable activities carried out through the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George.
Pavia, December 9th 2018- Some Knights of the delegation took part in the solemn pontifical officiated by H.E. Bishop Corrado Sanguineti at the cathedral for the feast of Saint Siro, patron of the city.