ll patron of Noto

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Sunday, 19 September 2010 15:51
alt ll patron San Corrado Confalonieri

San Corrado, painting of the seventeenth century in the church of Calendasco (PC), whose patron is more than four centuries

San Corrado hermit, died in 1351, the cave where he had lived as a hermit for many years in the Valley of Pizzoni at Noto, where today the "church outside the walls of the Hermitage," which includes the cave. On 19 February, the day of his death, there is the patron. There is a procession, with the "vara" silver urn containing the saint's body, which is carried through the streets of the town. Every ten years, the procession with the casket reaches the cave, with a route that takes place during the night and covers the 10 km that separate the city from the hermitage original. Characteristic are the bearers of artistic candles, painted with symbols connected to the figure of the patron.
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