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Tuscan and Umbrian Weekend

I wanted to see the flowering of Lentils at Castelluccio di Norcia on Thursday, June 29th, but since the road was still closed, I had to postpone it on Sunday, July 2nd. 368 altre parole

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Norcia - recovering from the quake

The beautiful city of Norcia, in the mountains in the east of Umbria, suffered terribly in the earthquake in 2016, and remains scarred.  In St Benedict’s Square, what remains of the his Basilica is held up by scaffolding, and next to it the beautiful tower of the town hall is dangerously cracked and bound together. 59 altre parole

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POPE TO PRIESTS IN AHIARA DIOCESE: “ACCEPT YOUR BISHOP OR BE SUSPENDED A DIVINIS”

Here is a terrific update from the Benedictine Monks of Norcia about the progress in re- building since last fall’s devastating earthquake. I could not get the Facebook icon in their email to work so this is the next best thing: … 688 altre parole

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A weekend with the monks in Norcia

Between our train and our bus on the way to Norcia, we stopped for a coffee in Spoleto. The bartender was from Mexico and she thought we were German (I think because Americans typically only speak English), but she then asked where we were going. 1.049 altre parole

Rod Dreher's The Benedict Option: A Review

“[T]he Benedict Option is a call to undertaking the long and patient work of reclaiming the real world from the artifice, alienation, and atomization of modern life. 1.056 altre parole

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POPE FRANCIS’ VIDEO MESSAGE FOR XXXII WORLD YOUTH DAY - MONKS OF NORCIA MARK TRANSITUS OF ST. BENEDICT

POPE FRANCIS’ VIDEO MESSAGE FOR XXXII WORLD YOUTH DAY

The Vatican today released a video message from Pope Francis for the XXXII World Youth Day to be held in the dioceses of the world on Palm Sunday, April 9, 2017. 1.056 altre parole

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Nero Norcia 2017: Umbrian Black Truffles

View of Norcia, Umbria

The Umbrian town of Norcia sits at the foot of the Monte Sibillini in the Valnerina River Valley. It’s about 45 minutes east of the famous music festival town Spoleto and near the Umbrian border with the Lazio and Le Marche regions. 386 altre parole

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