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The 2002 committee for the Feast of Saint Anthony held annualy at Marylake, Canada has been announced. You can view the names of the committee members here. The feast will be held on Sunday June 16, 2002. If you have any recommendations you would like to see implemented for next years feast, please contact the committee chairman or the webmaster, Committee Chairman. THIS IS THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FEAST!
I've been told the St Anthony Abbot Festa (an extension of La Panarda) will be held on Saturday January 5, 2002 at the La Gala Banquet Hall, Woodbridge, a night of dinner and dancing. If you would like to purchase tickets or need more details, please contact Italo Bianchi at (416) 630-4252.
Also, I've been told that the Pope may have visited Villavallelonga in August and not November. At least we know he was there.
Congratulations to Robert and Carrie Capostagno who are proud parents of their new born baby JACOB ROBERT CAPOSTAGNO. Jacob was born last month and Robert Senior is the son of Jerry and Virginia Capostagno.
Click here for an English translation
of the Beatification Article of Don
For those wanting more info on Don Gateano Tantalo, try the following 2 links (Italian):
Visit of Pope John Paul to Villavallelonga
Don Gateano Tantalo Beatification May take Place in One Year
(Thanks to GianMarco at http://www.marsica.net/ for emails to me)
The stories have reproduced on the Villavallelonga message board as well, check
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Pope John Paul went for a private visit to Villavallelonga recently. I've been told November 6, 2001. He entered through the side door of the church and prayed for one hour at the tomb of Don Gaetano Tantalo. If true, how wonderful indeed. However, I am somewhat skeptical. EITHER .......
I will write to the vatican for confirmation and keep you posted.
The 2002 committee for the Feast of San Leucio held annualy at Marylake has been announced. You can view the names of the committee members here. The feast willbe held on Sunday September 1, 2002. If you have any recommendations you would like to see implemented for next years feast, please contact the committee chairman or the webmaster, Committee Chairman.
The annual mass for Don Gaetano Tantalo, "Servant of God" will be held on Sunday, November 11 at 15:30, St. Mathews church in Toronto. Address is 706 Old Weston Road, Toronto, Ontario, M6N-3B8. The phone is (416) 653-7191. There will be refreshments (Coffee/Juice/Cookies) after the mass in the basement hall of the church.