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Memorial Mass Celebrated in Washington for Victims of Italian Earthquake

Memorial Mass Celebrated in Washington for Victims of Italian Earthquake

| August 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

A memorial mass for the victims of the Italian earthquake, was celebrated on Sunday, August 28, by Fr. Ezio Marchetto at Holy Rosary Church, the Italian National Parish of Washington, D.C.  Among the many parishioners attending the mass, was also the Italian Ambassador Armando Varricchio.    

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Italian-American Community Mourns Passing of Mark Valente III

Italian-American Community Mourns Passing of Mark Valente III

| August 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Washington, D.C. Italian-American community mourns the passing  of Mark Valente III on August 3.  He was a President of Valente & Associates and for over 20 years gave voice to a wide range of clients, elected officials, candidates, and not-for-profit causes. Mr. Valente was a distinguished member of the Board of the Directors of […]

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“Moving Out” Hits a Familiar Migration Theme

“Moving Out” Hits a Familiar Migration Theme

| June 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

As a younger generation of Italians emigrates in search of better opportunities, an older generation of Italians who have lived abroad for many years look back nostalgically to return to their homeland. The views of these two faces of migration were well-encapsulated in the world-premiere performance of “Moving Out,” a two-character theatrical/operatic play composed by […]

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Condoleezza Rice, Airline Industry Leader Nicholas Calio, Real Estate Developer Joseph Mattone, Philanthropist Mary Ann Mattone & Labor Leader Paul Rinaldi Honored by the Sons of Italy Foundation®

Condoleezza Rice, Airline Industry Leader Nicholas Calio, Real Estate Developer Joseph Mattone, Philanthropist Mary Ann Mattone & Labor Leader Paul Rinaldi Honored by the Sons of Italy Foundation®

| May 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

  WASHINGTON, May 27, 2016 – Leaders in public service, business, labor, and philanthropy received awards from the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF), the philanthropic arm of the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA), the nation’s largest and oldest organization for people of Italian heritage. Former U.S. Secretary of State Dr. Condoleezza Rice; Airline […]

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Annual Mass in Commemoration of Magistrate Judge Giovanni Falcone

Annual Mass in Commemoration of Magistrate Judge Giovanni Falcone

| May 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annual Mass in commemoration of the assassination of Giovanni Falcone will be held at Holy Rosary Church on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 10:30 a.m.  Franco Impala’, First Secretary at the Italian Embassy in Washington D.C., and the recipient of two scholarships awarded by the Giovanni and Francesca Falcone Foundation will deliver brief remarks. […]

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Mark Mazzetti, New York Times Correspondent Wins Urbino Press Award

Mark Mazzetti, New York Times Correspondent Wins Urbino Press Award

| May 11, 2016 | 1 Comment

Italian Ambassador to the U.S. Armando Varricchio will make the official announcement May 17 during a ceremony at the Embassy of Italy in Washington D.C. —— Washington DC, May 11, 2016 – The New York Times reporter Mark Mazzetti is the winner of the 2016 Urbino Press Award, the Italian prize that is awarded annually […]

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Italy’s President Sergio Mattarella to Visit United States February 6-13

Italy’s President Sergio Mattarella to Visit United States February 6-13

| January 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The White House has announced that President Obama will host President Sergio Mattarella of Italy at the White House on February 8, 2016. President Mattarella will visit the United States February 6-13.  “Italy is a valued NATO ally and a close partner on a broad range of global challenges. During their meeting, the Presidents will […]

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