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Plaque in the church 2  
   

Plaque in the church 2

PAPAS VICARIO PIETRO ALESSI Was an uncomparable priest, a model of clergyman, integral citizen. At top of his ideals he always had the education and the prosperity of the family, for tath he always had an expecial attention and very fine feelings. His religious role was always a mission for him, who was nominated VICARIO FORANEO thanks to the confidence of the bishop since 1876. He was counscious and full of energy, admired from everybody. He didn't refuse to give his help when his native land needed it. Born on August 3rd 1829 he flyed to the ethernal peace on May 6th 1895, with the pain of all the people. His sons: Domenica, Basilio, Francesco and Cirillo, hurtind for the pain R.I.P. (Translation by [url=http://www.travelblog.org/Bloggers/giulio/]giulio[/url])
Palazzo Adriano

October 15th 2006
I made a quick trip to Palazzo Adriano with a friend of mine from Catania. I really wanted to slow down and 'absorb', but it's so hard to when someone else is waiting, and wanting to hurry !!! I must go back. This is the village my grandfather's parents came from. I recall finding the town hall, where they have the vital statistics. I wanted so much to index my grandfather's name (Alessi ) and ... read more
Europe » Italy » Sicily

Italian Flag Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
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