Canicattì, in January the first «peregrinatio» of Blessed Livatino in Rome

An event of national interest concerning the figure of Blessed Rosario Livatino will be held in Rome from 14 to 21 January next. This is the first solemn Peregrinatio Beati Rosarii Livatino – Fidei et Justitiae Martyris, the Blessed martyr of the fight against the mafia, «exemplary and contemporary testimony of a unifying figure». The initiative is desired and planned by the Venerable Archconfraternity of Santa Maria Odigitria dei Siciliani in Rome and organized by the Peregrinatio Beati Rosarii Livatino Committee chaired by the Primicerio of the Archconfraternity.

The Peregrinatio della reliqua, “the shirt that the judge wore and is soaked in his blood”, represents according to the promoters “an opportunity to enhance national unity and rediscover Popular Piety in the wake of the tradition of the Catholic Church and a testimony of inspiration for the younger generations to combine research and commitment with sobriety».
The event dedicated to Blessed Livatino includes several moments, starting from the solemn display and veneration of the relic in the places of the country’s leading institutions including the Chamber and Senate, the Supreme Court of Cassation, the Superior Council of the Judiciary, the Ministry of Justice, Municipality of Rome, General Command of the Guardia di Finanza, Universities, High Schools and Roman parishes.

Also in the week dedicated to Rosario Livatino, two conferences will be organised: the first organized by the ‘Centro Studi Rosario Livatinò entitled ‘The news of Blessed Rosario Livatinò, will be held on Wednesday 18 January (3.00 pm) at the Library of the Senate of the Republic – Capitular Hall of Santa Maria sopra Minerva (Piazza della Minerva, 38 – Rome) in the presence of Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State of His Holiness.

The second moment of discussion aimed at all the actors of civil society entitled «Blessed Rosario Livatino: the universal example of the just. Dialogues between economy, faith and justice», will take place on Thursday 19 January (10.15 am) at the national headquarters of Confindustria (viale dell’Astronomia, 30), on the occasion of the exposition of the relic.

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