Faith and Passion…Easter at Matera

“Civitas Mariae”. The inscription on the portal of the convent of St. Lucia and St. Agatha in Piazza Vittorio Veneto reminds that Matera in 1954 was proclaimed the Marian town. Besides the town has always been placed under the protection of  Our Lady, who is the patron saint since 1389 when the celebrations in honor Read more about Faith and Passion…Easter at Matera[…]

From Potenza to Dallas and back. To Matera

Griffin Nelson is an American man who teaches philosophy at the University of Dallas. Who cares, someone will think. Right, but the Griffin family’s got Lucanian origin, precisely from Potenza. Well but there are millions of Italo-Americans and thousands with Lucanian origins. Griffin, however, has worked for tree years in the Italian branch of his Read more about From Potenza to Dallas and back. To Matera[…]