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IV. Summer Activities

 

* Our daily schedule, adapted to the Italian course you are taking, is as follows:

7.00 – Santa Messa con Lodi ed omelia breve
7.45 – prima colazione
8.15 – andare alle lezioni
9.00 – lezioni
13.00 – pranzo (in italiano), tempo libero, studio
17.00 – sport
19.00 – Santo Rosario, Vespri
19.30 – cena (in italiano)
20.15 – incontro informale / conversazione in italiano
21.00 – tempo libero

* Weekly schedules:

> Domenica – Santa Messa con le comunità filippine
>
Giovedì alle 18.30 – Ora Santa (con predica di 10 minuti)
>
Venerdì alle 20.15 – film in italiano dopo cena
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Sabato alle 9.00 – partire per l’escursione o pellegrinaggio (tornare verso le 18.00)

* Monthly recollection (Fridays): July 20, August 17, September 14

18.30 – riflessione guidata
19.00 – Santo Rosario, Vespri
19.30 – cena (in silenzio)
20.00 – exposizione, riflessione
21.00 – compiete

* Newcomers are also assigned tasks as needed to to coordinate activities and keep our home orderly. They distribute among themselves the following roles (one or more each):

> Coordinator – document requirements, schedules, etc.
> Treasurer – money matters
> Liturgy – assign daily and Sunday Masses, prepare recollections, etc.
> Academic –  language course requirements and aids, etc.
> Cultural – prepare films, research pilgrimage and excursion sites, etc.

* Your summer stay will also expose you to the realities of our host country, Italy. Films and excursions will give you a glimpse of these.

* Films

> Vacanze Romane
> Quo Vadis
> The Scarlet and the Black
> Brother Sun Sister Moon
> La vita è bella

* Excursions (with small contribution for gasoline or train fare):

> Rome by day
> Rome by night
> San Pietro (con Santa Messa), Giardini Vaticani
> Pompeii, US Navy Base
> Catacombe di San Genaro a Napoli, Montecassino
> Villa d’Este
> Viterbo (in treno)
> Assisi

> Castel Gandolfo, Divino Amore
> Catacombe di San Calisto (con Santa Messa)