St. Cornelius the Centurion an Italian and First Gentile Convert

Good article here by Angelo Stagnaro. And with a bit of humor. I hope, however, that Angelo does not think Saint Patrick was Italian. Well, he may have been, on his father’s side. Saint Patrick’s mother, however, was the sister of Saint Martin of Tours, and they were from Pannonia, ancient Hungary.

National Catholic Register: I was at an exploratory meeting for the Sons of Italy at my parish a little bit ago and the topic of naming the chapter came up. The only provision given was that the chapter had to be named after an Italian or Italo-American. Read the rest here.