An Altar For Saint Joseph

Altars for San Giuseppe or Saint Joseph may be seen throughout Sicily. The patron saint of fathers, carpenters, and those who toil for their work, he is extremely important to Sicilians. Friday, March 19 is St. Joseph’s Day. Next Thursday, March 18 at 8PM Eastern and Friday, March 19 at 5PM Eastern, I will offer…

Meet The Ladies Of Girgenti

These ladies are a rare breed of goat that is distinguished by its spiral, tall horns and long hair. Called capra girgentana, this species is valuable for its milk that possesses an equal amount of fat to protein. The name girgentana recalls the old Sicilian name of the city of Agrigento, Girgenti. During the mid-twentieth…