Tag: Holy Rosary Church

Columbus Day Memorial Mass at Holy Rosary Church

Columbus Day Memorial Mass at Holy Rosary Church

| October 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The DC State Council Annual Christopher Columbus Mass will be held on Sunday, October 7th, 2018 at Holy Rosary Church, 595 (3rd St NW, Washington, DC 20001) at 10:30am with Fr. Ezio Marchetto celebrating Mass in Italian. There will also be a parish procession before Mass beginning at 10:00 am. Refreshments and brief program will […]

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Palm Sunday Masses at Holy Rosary Church

Palm Sunday Masses at Holy Rosary Church

| March 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Palm Sunday (March 25) will be commemorated at Holy Rosary Church with the blessing and distribution of palms at Casa Italiana followed by a procession to the Church before each Mass.  The Masses are at 9:00 am in English; 10:30 am in Italian; and 12 noon in English. On Holy Thursday (March 29), a bi-lingual […]

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At Holy Rosary Church Remembering Giovanni Falcone 25 years since his assassination

At Holy Rosary Church Remembering Giovanni Falcone 25 years since his assassination

| June 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

The annual commemoration of Italian Judge Giovanni Falcone, who was assassinated in Sicily 25 years ago, was held on May 21, at Holy Rosary Church, with a Mass celebrated by Fr. Ezio Marchetto, followed by an address by Francesco Isgrò, senior litigation attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice. Giovanni Falcone, a prominent anti-Mafia magistrate […]

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Italian Festival at Villa Rosa September 11

Italian Festival at Villa Rosa September 11

| September 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The much anticipated 52nd annual Villa Rosa Italian Festival will be held on the Villa Rosa grounds on September 11, 2016. Holy Rosary parishioners, Darlene and Nick Battista, who have managed the festival since 2007, have been working overtime to ensure the success of this fundraising event. About 100 volunteers help  with the festival, including […]

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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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Holy Rosary Church: Serving the Italian Catholic Community for Over a Century

Holy Rosary Church: Serving the Italian Catholic Community for Over a Century

| January 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Over a century ago on Sunday, December 14, 1913, Holy Rosary Church was born. It was a humble beginning. Mass was celebrated in a rented house at 83 H St. NW, Washington, D.C. The small congregation prayed on borrowed folding chairs and benches discarded by a local church. An elderly Italian woman donated a small organ […]

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Fr. Ezio Marchetto Appointed New Pastor of Holy Rosary Church

Fr. Ezio Marchetto Appointed New Pastor of Holy Rosary Church

| August 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cardinal Donald Wuerl recently announced the appointment of Father Ezio Marchetto, C.S., as the Pastor of the Holy Rosary Church, the Italian parish in our Nation’s Capitol.  Father Lydio Tomasi, who had been the pastor since January 2006, has become “Pastor Emeritus.” Fr. Ezio Marchetto was born in Arzignano, Vicenza, on September 27, 1955. He […]

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