Dressing of the Statue

There is more to learn about the 1400 year history of Our Lady of Liberty. This Festa is very special to the town and was a great highlight in the life of St. Padre Pio as he grew up.

This video shows the ‘behind the scenes’ preparation of the statue which is processed through the town, reliving the time that they carried the statue to ward off a deadly epidemic in 1854 from which they were instantly delivered.

The story of deliverance or ‘Liberation’ goes back in 650 when the devotion started.
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