An Altar For Santa Rosalia

Normally on September 4, devotees of Santa Rosalia, Palermo’s patroness, recognize their protectress with a solemn pilgrimage to her sanctuary at the top of Mount Pellegrino. They pay homage to the maiden who died on this day in 1166, with prayers, solitude, and a trek up the mountain barefoot or on their knees. This year…

Thank You! More To Come

Thank you! Grazie! Thank you to everyone who has participated in the online Experience Sicily events I’ve hosted over the past three months. Thank you for your support and encouragement as I navigate these new seas. I’m planning more online gatherings for fall, and I hope you’ll join me. Although we can’t yet travel to…