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Page 8 POST-GAZETTE, AUGUST 19, 2011 Giuseppe 00ociettj's Lifetime Member Aldo lanni Returns to Riest Italy Lifetime member of the San Giuseppe Society, Aldo lanni, who resides in Riesi, Italy, comes to Boston yearly to join in the celebration of the annual St. Joseph Festival. Aldo would like to thank the members and friends of the Society for their hospitality in his home away from home. Members of the St. Joseph Society, left to right: Vice President Gaetano Tarara, President Tommy Abisso, Trustee Frank Mirisola, Trustee Jim Martorano and lifetime member Aldo Ianni. (Photo by Rosario Scabin, Ross Photography) Saint Rose of Lima by Bennett Molinari and Richard Molinari Saint Rose was born in Lima, Peru on April 20, 1586. She was the daughter of Gaspar Flores and Maria de Olivia. One of ten children, she was baptized Isabel, but because of her holiness and beauty she was called Rose. As a child, in emulation of Saint Catherine of Siena, she began to fast and per- form acts of mortification and developed an intense prayer life. She had a deep love for all things pertaining to God. She had an intense devotion to the infant Jesus and His Blessed Mother. Rose was intensely devoted to the sick and poor. She filled her days with acts of charity helping the sick and hungry of Lima through the sale of her fine lace work and flowers, spending her evenings in prayer and penance. Knowledge of her holi- ness became so widespread aset, Raitalia Italian Channels for only $19.99/mo. Subscribe to Panorama Italiano and enjoy your fa,orite Italian shows - Ballando, Rossella, Amici, Le Lene and so many more - PLUS RECEIVEA $1OO PREPAID CARD When You provide your current cable bill.* (Requires 24-month Agreement) NETWORK. camm DISH Network Now: 1 "888-316-9047 Reach Media: 1-888-458-1278 IntemationaJ progrmlng requir addibon= $1 O/too InterneUaJ Bash: package o any/vnedaz's Top pckage. 'Rd Cmd offer vd ft. nent cab4e custome vo prode a cae 11 dated v.h the pre,aus      Ol    15/1 I e.ld 9/31/11.  f peo N: fax to 3Q-'ff23-1520, r to" "  mz to SH Network tbglan De 9601 S Men  Engtewood, CO,80112, DSH  and DIRECIV customers exe not eble Lkff  Rewwd Cmd per DISH Network         i a i      4 - 6        Arne Expe Rard Card: This Card is prodded puget to aoyay,ward or proUon prcgu and      US          A    11       T     Dgffd Hcrne A pn requires 24-month aeement and aed quafcatr. Cmx:egaton fee of $17.50/alor  1 ff    e         m         u     6    n frot and monfi4y  may apply based  type and nu of recee, er Prlc, peal.ages =d  sutY, e to change                          Offer ends I/3 I/1 O 2011, DISH Network LLC JI phts reserved. among the people of Lima, that she attracted the atten- tion of the friars of the Dominican Order. She wanted to become a nun, but her father refused to allow this. Out of obedience to him, instead, she became a Dominican Tertiary at the age of twenty taking the vow of perpetual virginity. Saint Rose died in Lima on August 30, 1617. She was beatified by Pope Clement IX in 1667 and canonized in 1671 by Clement X, the first Saint of the Americas. Saint Rose's feast is celebrated on August 23. She is repre- sented wearing a crown of roses. Saint Rose of Lima is the patroness of Latin America and the Philippines and is widely regarded as the originator of social services in Peru. Vote for Christopher : Columbus Waterfront Park (Continued from Page 7), you can vote in a variety of ways for your favorite park to win big this summer. The Coca-Cola Live Positively initiative will award a $I00,000 recreation grant to the park with the most votes, a $50,000 grant to the second-place park and a $25,000 grant to the third- place park. These grants will help buy new equipment, restore activity areas, build trails or simply make the park an overall better place for you and your family. Last year's winner, Bear Head Lake State Park, in Ely, Minnesota, beat out hundreds of others to be named "America's Favorite Park." This small park re- ceived more than 1.6 million votes with the help of people like you. Park supporters got active outdoors, spread the word, conducted voting drives and energized their online social networks. Please help us spread the word locally among your membership and friends Your favorite park needs help winning money for much-needed improvements and it only takes the click of a button! Vote for your park at by September 6, 2011, and a Massachusetts park could be crowned America's favorite this summer. May the best park win!