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  • Saint Rita of Cascia, Out of the Rocks of Lebanon [Catholic Caucus]

    11/05/2015 4:41:07 AM PST · by NYer · 4 replies
    Aletelia ^ | November 5, 2015 | SUB-DEACON ANTOINE ANTOUN
    Beirut/Aleteia ( – How appropriate that this was done by someone from Lebanon, and from the rocks of Lebanon, specifically from Tartej. From these rocks, Nayef Alwan, who is from Aitou al-Zgharta in Lebanon, sculpted the statue of Saint Rita. This statue will be erected at the birthplace of Saint Rita—at the entrance of the town of Cascia, Italy—which is at the intersection of the roads between Cascia and Roccaporena.Alwan Nayef, of Lebanon, was the winner chosen out of many who had submitted miniature sculptures of the Saint to the town of Cascia. The statue was first flown to...