Category: Articles

“Glow On” by Sante Matteo

Dear all, we are very happy to share with you this beautiful poem written by our friend and collaborator Sante Matteo, “Glow On”. We hope you will enjoy it. https://boatsagainstthecurrent.org/poetry/glow-on-by-sante-matteo

Link to Sante Matteo’s Commentary “Escape from Paradise”

You may remember Sante Matteo’s article “Escape from Paradise”, in which he imagines Beatrice (the woman loved by Dante) writing a letter to Laura ((loved by Petrarch). We want to share a link to another article that Matteo published on twelvewinters.com, in which he adds a commentary to the previous story. Enjoy, and thanks to…
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Celebrating Mother Cabrini’s Jubilee

It is a great pleasure to share with all of you a link to an article written by our friend and collaborator Mary Kovach on the celebration of Mother Cabrini’s 75 years of Sainthood, which happened in November 2021; we are a little late, but the last few months have been very busy and we…
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The Journey Home in Baseball: The Bible and The Divine Comedy

Do you like baseball? Did you know that baseball could be “biblical”? Starting from an essay written by a Yale literary scholar, A. Bartlett Giamatti, our friend and collaborator Sante Matteo wrote an interesting and humorous article on baseball and Dante’s “Divine Comedy” Enjoy! https://kairoslit.com/2020/05/01/the-journey-home-in-baseball-the-bible-and-the-divine-comedy/ 

Escape from Paradise! Beatrice Writes to Laura

Dear friends, you are now accustomed to the many talents of Sante Matteo; he is not only an excellent scholar, but also a great writer of fiction and non-fiction. We are happy to share a link to a humorous piece of writing he posted on the journal “Twelve Winters”, in which Sante imagines that Beatrice…
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Interview to Mary Kovach

It is with great pleasure that we want to share this article from Thrive Global where our friend and contributor Mary Kovach is recognized as an author who is making an important social impact. Congratulations, Mary! https://thriveglobal.com/stories/dr-mary-kovach-is-helping-to-change-our-world-be-your-best-you/?fbclid=IwAR2gNk2ZAjvcf4lXlSAfuBei-nZ_ExUSc8xXvapek5DEt677Hk9ONoYa2TU

The 30-Year Journey that Uncovered My Italian Family Roots, by Richard Leto

It is with great pleasure that we share on our website an article written by Richard Leto about his 30-year long journey to uncover his Italian family roots. Many thanks to Richard for allowing us to share the link to this very interesting article. https://orderisda.org/culture/la-nostra-voce/the-30-year-journey-that-led-to-my-italian-family-roots/

“Don’t Cut the Basil”: Interviews with the authors

A few months ago our friend and collaborator Mary Kovach published, together with her cousins Corrina and Angela Siciliano the cook book “Don’t Cut the Basil” full of great Italian recipes. The book had an amazing success, and here are the links to some interviews with the three “cugine in cucina”. Enjoy! https://www.bingenetworks.tv/media/bookish-bookish-bookish-meet-the-authors-cugine-in-cucina-375486 https://clarissaburt.com/in-the-limelight-with-clarissa-summer-2021-issue/ [pp.20-21]…
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Mary Kovach interviews the author Lisa Scottoline

It is our pleasure to share the link of an interview that our collaborator Mary Kovach had with the renowned Italian American author Lisa Scottoline. Thank you Mary for sharing the link! https://www.italyusa.org/2021/05/sitting-down-with-renowned-italian.html

Mary Kovach interviews Robert Ferrito, National President of the OSDIA Commission for Social Justice

We are happy to share the link to the interview that Mary Kovach had with Robert Ferrito, National President of the Order of Sons and Daughters of Italy in America regarding the controversy on Cristoforo Colombo https://www.italyusa.org/2021/06/cancel-culture-vs-christopher-columbus.html