San Michele Arcangelo, patron saint of the police: initiatives in the city

Editorial staff 28 September 2021 09:31

Share On September 29, the police celebrate their patron saint, St. Michael the Archangel, “defender of the people of God against evil, depicted with a gripped sword that represents the power of change and liberation, but also the ability to discern and distinguish between good and evil”. The police station with a note communicates the initiatives to be held on the occasion of the feast of the patron saint of the body. In the Etna capital at 10 am, in compliance with the anti-Covid19 rules that have imposed particular distances between the people present and the use of the mask, the commissioner and the police staff will attend mass in the Cathedral Basilica, officiated by his excellence Monsignor Salvatore Gristina and concelebrated by the chaplain of the Catania Police. The celebration will be attended by the Prefect of Catania Dr. Maria Carmela Librizzi, the provincial commanders of the carabinieri, the financial police, the firefighters, the military and civil authorities of the Etna province as well as the personnel of the civil administration of the Interior. The “Family Day” was also organized, a day of encounter and closeness between the institution and the families of the policemen who will have the opportunity to visit the specialized facilities and equipment used by the police. “The event – reads the note – will take place inside the X Mobile Department, in open spaces, in compliance with the measures to contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus. In this context, given the continuation of the pandemic, thanks to the ‘commitment of the police health personnel and with the collaboration of the commissioner for the Covid emergency in Catania, led by Dr. Pino Liberti, a vaccination hub will be created, inside two large rooms, equipped with computer equipment, where the reception / medical history and drug administration stations have been set up. Those who – including employees and family members – wish to join the anti-Covid prophylaxis campaign will be welcomed here “.

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