Fr. Carmine Cucinelli, Br. Crispino Valeri and Fr. Paolo Palombarini
Fr.. Carmine Cucinelli, O.F.M., Cap. and his fellow Capuchin Friars Fr. Paolo and Br. Crispino send Christmas greetings from the Shrine of the Holy Face of Manoppello to the many devotees of the Holy Face around the world.
All this while preparations are underway for the opening of the Holy Door this coming January with the mountains surrounding Manoppello covered with snow.
with thanks to Antonio Bini for the photos and direction
Director, Daniel Dajani, S.J. Albanian Catholic Institute, University of San Francisco-----
A.B. History, University of California, Berkeley, 1976-----
S.T.B., Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome, 1989