Nonprofit

an integral part of the local Catholic community. It operates non-profit and the activity of its members is essentially voluntary

The initiatives on the calendar, in support of the religious and cultural traditions of our community, are organized in compliance with the values of authenticity and essentiality.

The festive external aspects and the further initiatives carried out are financed thanks to the contribution of the Municipal Administration of Castellana Grotte and to the generous participation of citizens and devotees residing abroad.

News

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Purposes of Comitato Feste Patronali

We organize and realize the celebrations in honor of the patron saints of Castellana Grotte

Maria Santissima della Vetrana

Maria Santissima della Vetrana

11 - 12 January / last weekend of April

In 1690 the plague arrived in Castellana, but thanks to the miracle of the Madonna della Vetrana, on the night between 11 and 12 January 1691, the oil of the lamp that burned next to the Madonna was put on the coughs of the sick, healing them from the plague.

St. Leone Magno

St. Leone Magno

August 21

Particularly simple and intimate festival, which marks the end of the holidays, August 21. With solemn processions are venerated the Maria della Consolatrice and St. Leone Magno, ancient patrons of Castellana now patrons.

Madonna della Consolatrice

Madonna della Consolatrice

August 21

Particularly simple and intimate festival, which marks the end of the holidays, August 21. With solemn processions are venerated the Maria della Consolatrice and St. Leone Magno, ancient patrons of Castellana now patrons.

Other religious festivals

Other religious festivals

Christmas time

Creation of moments of joy and fraternity in other religious anniversaries such as Holy Christmas.

Press

Press releases and press review