Cascia take 2
Earlier this year (2007) I went to Cascia by myself but I couldn’t resist returning recently and showing my friend Tom (from Winona, Minnesota) this quaint little town with a great saint, St. Rita (please read my other Cascia journal to find out more about her).
We also wanted to visit St. Rita’s birthplace, Roccaporena, seven kilometers from Casci...
Pilgrimage to Cascia
Recently I went to a city here in Italy that has been on my list of places to visit ever since arriving almost two years ago. It isn’t so much the city that I wanted to see but the remains of the person who lived there nearly 600 years ago. The city is Cascia and the person is St. Rita (the Saint of the Impossible).
Cascia is located in Umbria, not...