St, Francis
 

Press
Current:

Angela Alioto receiving the Rose Award 2012
Link to photos of ceremony

Link to Vatican Radio and a story in Italian about La Porziuncola Nuova

 

Perugia e San Francisco si <<gemellano>> per sviluppare i pellegrinaggi francesani
L'INCONTRO OBIETTIVO

Boccali: sarà reso fruible ai visitatori
"L'ex carcere del Supramuro luogo simbolo del Poverello"

SABATO 29_Ottobre 2011

 

An oasis in the city to honor St. Francis

Carl Nolte, Chronicle Columnist

Sunday, October 16, 2011
It was a perfect afternoon for lunch in North Beach. The wine was good, the pasta was excellent, and sitting across the table were two forces of nature - Angela Alioto, the politician and trial lawyer, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the poet.

They wanted to talk about how to turn part of a San Francisco street into something you might find in Italy, dedicated to secular poets and honoring a saint...read more

 

 

 

Second Anniversary of the dedication of the Porziuncola Nuova
William Cardinal Levada


Knights of St. Francis formed to protect, support Porziuncola
December 7th, 2008
By Michael Vick

Angela Alioto, the driving force behind the new Chapel of the Porziuncola Shrine at the National Shrine of St. Francis of Assisi, has spearheaded the founding of the Archconfraternity of the Knights of St. Francis of Assisi to protect the chapel.


Please see the references to Saint Francis and our Porziuncola Nuova in the Arizona State University web site.

Saint Francis and The Americas

La Porziuncola Nuova

 


Stories about the Porziuncola
available in PDF format.

Catholicnews.com 2008

CatholicSF 9/2008

SF Gate Sept. 2008

SF Chronicle 9/3/2008

SF-Curbed Sept. 2008

SFlux- Sept.22 2008

SFSentinal 9/08

Radio


Listen to Sara and Vinnie on Alice 97.3
interview the mayor of San Francisco about the Porziuncola
6.5mg mp4 file

In Italian

Feb. 8, 2011
Article:
LA PORZIUNCOLA A SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA





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