“Oh Holy and Mystical Umbria! In Your intense mysticism for many oases of peace, invite us to a vision of spiritual freedom and less influenced by technical progress, closer to Your natural beauty. Under the old barbarism, took refuge in You settlers and hermits. Even today, if we could, escape the hypocrisy of conformity and the barbarity of technicality, to find ourselves. Smile often, looking at the ruins of the castles, thinking of the unnecessary discord from medieval Guelphs and Ghibellines. We do not let laugh the posterity of our ever childish rivalry. Echo resounds in Your beautiful Valley: “Blessed are the peacemakers” with oneself, with God and with mens. It’s the voice of the ancient Umbrian, Etruscan, the Sabines. At these ascetery, that made you holy, together with Italy, back to prayer, peace, poetry”.

(Ansano Fabbi)