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Special Church Records Project

Hello and Happy Father’s Day! It seems like I have’t posted in a hot minute but the truth is I’ve been so busy working on a very special project¬†[which I’m extremely excited about!] with two of my good friends, Louis Loccisano from the Calabria DNA Project and Carm Papallo from Martone.info. For the last several […]

San Giuseppe – St Joseph’s Day

Today is the day when all those named Giuseppe (Joseph), Giuseppina (Josephine), etc., celebrate their onomastico, or name day. In Italy, Spain and Portugal March 19th is also known as Father’s Day as Joseph was the husband of the Virgin Mary and stepfather of Jesus. It is said that Sicilians, affected by severe drought, prayed […]

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