Retreats for the clergy preached from Ariel S. Levi di Gualdo



The exercises will take place in Syracuse from 9 al 13 November at the priestly work of the House of Bethania.


Author Drafting of the Island of Patmos

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Ortigia, nuclero of the ancient Greek city of Syracuse

We Inform Priests, Deacons and Religious that from 9 al 13 November, the Father Ariel S. Levi of Gualdo will preach a retreat for the clergy at the Priestly Society of the House of Bethania.

As an input of meditations dedicated to the sacred priesthood was chosen: "Stir up the gift that is in you" [II Tm 1.6].

During the exercises Father Ariel will be at the complete disposal of the Brothers for private interviews and confessions.



a corner of the park of the Bethany House

Exercises They will take place in a setting conducive to retreat and recollection. The House of Bethania, a few kilometers from Ortigia, the core of the ancient Greek city of Syracuse, It is located in an isolated spot in the countryside facing the sea in the nature reserve of Plemmirio.

The House of Bethania it was founded by the priest Francesco Maria Sortino and dedicated to Jesus Infinite Mercy and is managed by seven Auxiliary Sisters, to which it is possible to contact for any kind of information at the following addresses:




Ariel S. Levi Gualdo during a celebration with Francesco Maria Sortino, founder of the Priests of Bethania

Opera Priests of Bethania
trot. Mallia, 20 – Loc. Contrada Isola
96100 Syracuse
Tel. 0931/721212 — 0931/723015


Syracuse is served from the airport of Catania, which is 56 km. For the motorway Catania-Siracusa is available bus service and taxi service, in addition to the railway line that connects Catania to Syracuse. The travel time of the motorway Catania-Siracusa is about 50 minutes.