Catania, 22 June 2019, the Vicariate of Catania hosted a Royal celebration on Mount Etna on behalf of the Dynastic Orders of the Royal House of Savoy in order to celebrate the birth of H.R.H. Prince Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy. The event was organized with the Delegation of Sicily and sponsorship from the National Institute for the Guards of Honour to the Royal Tombs of the Pantheon.
The Delegate Offiicer and Lawyer Francesco Maria Atanasio attended the event organised by the Vicar of Catania Giovanni Vanadia, along with the Delegation Adviser Salvatore Caruso, Regional Inspector Giuseppe Restifo and number of official members and Honour Guards from Syracuse, Enna, Caltanissetta and Catania. A gift card in aid of the Salesians priests’ charitable work was signed by guests in order to wish His Royal Highness a very happy birthday.
The joyful occasion was also marked by a donation to the Association in the Holy Land (ATS) for their work in Syria, where Christians are currently in a terrible socio-economic plight due to the ongoing war.