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Sunday Live in Abruzzo: Celestine V: His Life and Legacy

by Sam Dunham


Join LifeInAbruzzo  for a Zoom or Facebook live chat  with special guest Ingrid Paardekooper (In ) to discover the Abruzzese V: His Life and Legacy

If you missed the presentation you can view the presentation here!

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The presentation will be in English, Dutch and Italian questions welcome!

Sunday 26th April, 5.15 pm CET, 4.15 pm BST, 11,15 am EDT


In a presentation of about 40 minutes Ingrid will tell you about the extraordinary life of Pietro da Morrone, a hermit who became pope Celestine V when he was over eighty years old. We follow him in his constant search of tranquillity and seclusion in the of Abruzzo. We learn about the religious and political circumstances that led to his election as pope and what happened then. At the end you will understand the influence this man has had on famous people like Pope Benedict XVI and why the name of Celestine V pops up so often in Abruzzo.

Ingrid  was a teacher of Latin and Greek and a vice principal at a ‘gymnasium’ (the Dutch name for Liceo Classico) in The Hague for more than 20 years. In her free time she travelled through almost every region in Italy, until she had a sabbatical in 2012 and worked at la Porta dei Parchi in . She fell in love with the the village, its people and Abruzzo in general and started writing about Abruzzo, when she discovered that there was hardly any information on this beautiful region in Dutch. She writes on Facebook , on her website and in 2017 her cultural on Abruzzo, the first in Dutch, was published.

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Time: Apr 26, 2020 05:15 PM London

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