It’s Father’s Day in Italy- Buona Festa del Papà

Festa di San Giuseppe-Feast of Saint Joseph

“I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.” —Umberto Eco

“Credo che ciò che diventiamo dipenda da ciò che i nostri padri ci insegnano nei momenti strani, quando non stanno cercando di insegnarci. Siamo formati da piccoli frammenti di saggezza”.

—Umberto Eco

In Spain, Italy, and Portugal, Father’s Day is celebrated on March 19th, the Feast of St. Joseph, the patron saint of fathers.

Many countries, including the United Kingdom, France, Ireland, Japan, India, Philippines, South Africa, and China, celebrate Father’s Day on the third Sunday of June. Click here for more info.

In Spagna, Italia e Portogallo si celebra la festa del papà il 19 marzo, festa di San Giuseppe, patrono dei padri.

Molti paesi tra cui Regno Unito, Francia, Irlanda, Giappone, India, Filippine, Sud Africa e Cina celebrano la festa del papà la terza domenica di giugno.

Author: eleanorannpeterson

As a child, I spent my summer holidays by the swamp catching tadpoles and other creepy critters or running after wild animals. I wanted to become a veterinarian when I grew up. But destiny turned my life around - I moved to Italy, where I obtained my BS in Environmental Sciences and Territorial Management. When not working in our family-run business, I write, read, play with clay, doodle, and go on scavenger hunts in the woods, followed by my six cats.

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