Patronal Feast of San Lorenzo Martire
10 august 2021
In the procession is brought, in addition to the statue of San Lorenzo, a bone of the holy. The cult of the saint was brought to Aidone, from the roman family of Colonna Gioieni which had received the feud of the country. The story goes that in the years in which the Sicily was invaded by the plague, a merchant ill it was placed near the mother church of San Lorenzo. In the evening a nun of the nearby convent of Santa Caterina (now ruined) saw the doors of the Church Mother open and San Lorenzo ignite the stand of the merchant and in this way prevented the spread of the disease in the country
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