The traditions of the Sicilians and Italians have been present in Detroit and Holy Family Church since the early 1900s. The church being the very root of their soul, they have maintained their ancestors' culture and the rituals they brought with them over 100 years ago. Some of these customs date back hundreds of years in their homelands of Cinisi, Terrasini, Trapani, and many other cities. Bonnie Leone was born, raised, and still resides in Detroit. Originally appointed by Gov. John Engler to the position of Wayne County jury commissioner, Leone is a member of several genealogical societies, tracing some of her ancestors as far back as the 1500s. Her strong sense of history, art, and tradition brought her to this church, so that she may help to preserve and protect the traditions of the last 100 years of the Sicilians in Detroit.... church As it is narrated by our oldest leaders members; Mr Vincenzo Finazzo and Mr Paolo Misuraca on i sunny day of ... car (Carrozza Funebre) passed by with no one following the deceased (no accompaniment), no family, no friends Theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Detroit's Holy Family Church:|
|Publisher||:||Arcadia Publishing - 2008-04-09|