|Santa Maria Assunta (Interior) - Torcello|
If you are a long-time reader of Venetian Cat - The Venice Blog, you will know I have written about this day several times before.
|Tower of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta as seen from Venice lagoon|
"The influence of the divine female energy upon Italy -- Venice in particular -- cannot be underestimated. Before Venice came into power, another island in the lagoon, the island of Torcello, was settled first.
|Torcello - Santa Maria Assunta|
The late Pope John Paul came from Venice and startled the world when he proclaimed that 'He (God) is our father; even more, he is our mother.' This celebration of divine female energy is something else that sets the European culture apart."
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Today was a true La Serenissima day. Happy Ferragosto!
Ciao from Venezia,