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December 18th, 2008

Thursday of the Third Week of Advent

Calabrian pifferari


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Advent Fast Fact
During Advent in Italy, Calabrian pifferari — bagpipers — play before shrines of Mary, the mother of Jesus.

This is based on a traditional Italian belief that when the shepherds came to the manger in Bethlehem they played music to pay homage to the infant Jesus.

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